Arbovirus Disease (Mosquitoes and Ticks)

Mosquitoes and Ticks

Mosquitoes and Ticks are Arthropods that can carry and spread diseases to people.  

  • Vector-borne diseases — such as Zika virus and Lyme disease — require a mosquito, tick or other arthropod to transmit them from animals to humans.  Other diseases that are spread like these include Rocky Mountain spotted fever, St. Louis encephalitis, and West Nile virus.
  • More information about zoonotic diseases can be found here  at the Ohio Department of Health.

Click here to find out more about the Zika virus and Lyme disease: