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TickNET, a collaborative public health effort established by CDC in 2007, fosters coordinated surveillance, research, education, and prevention of tickborne diseases.

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Principal Partners

  • State and local health departments
  • CDC's Division of Vector-borne Diseases and Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria

Through TickNET, CDC funds two types of extramural efforts:

  • CDC's Emerging Infections Program (EIP) supports applied research in the following states:
    • Connecticut
    • Maryland
    • Minnesota
    • New York
  • The Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases Cooperative Agreement (ELC) supports efforts to maintain and enhance basic surveillance in 15 states and one municipality
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