Below is a list of diseases, the ticks that transmit them and when applicable, the regions they can be found. To learn more about tracking tips and the spread of these diseases, visit www.CDC.gov/ticks.
Anaplasmosis: Pacific coast, Northeast and Midwest.
Babesiosis: Northeast and Midwest
Borrelia Mayonii: Minnesota and Wisconsin
Colorado tick fever: Rocky Mountain states at elevations of 4,000 to 10,500 feet
Ehrlichiosis: Primarily Southcentral and Eastern United States
Heartland virus: Midwestern and Southern United States
Lyme disease: Northeast, Upper Midwest and Pacific coast
Powassan disease: Northeast and the Great Lakes region
Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis: Southwestern United States
Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF): Primarily in Southeastern United States
STARI (Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness): Southeastern and Eastern United States
Tularemia: Throughout United States
*Resource: The Center for Disease Control “https://www.cdc.gov/ticks/diseases/index.html”