Leaflet on ​Lyme borreliosis for the general public living in endemic areas ​ ​ ​ ​​ Archived


The leaflet provides information about ticks, the risk, the prevention of tick bites and how to react in the case of a tick bite, and sets out the symptoms for each of the potential tickborne diseases. (Adaptable templates available)


The material herein is provided in a format for easy adaptation. See our Legal notice

How to adapt the material? 

The material can be adapted according to your language, cultural specificities and campaign focus. The files are provided in:


  • PDF flattened format for easy reproduction: this format can be used  to view the material and for printing purposes
  • Adobe InDesign format for professional use (Zip file): this format can be used to modify the layout and/or the text
  • Word files: this format can be used to facilitate translation in your language  

Read more on the ECDC website

Communication toolkit on tick-borne diseases and preventive measures

This toolkit aims to assist EU Member States in devising communication activities to raise awareness about the health threats related to ticks, as well as promoting preventive measures to reduce the risk of developing tick-borne diseases. The toolkit targets children, travellers, the general public, and health practitioners.

Leaflets on tick-borne diseases and preventive measures