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Danbury Student Wins Lyme Disease Poster Contest

Caroline Tucker of Danbury
Caroline Tucker of Danbury Photo Credit: Contributed

DANBURY, Conn. – Caroline Tucker of Danbury is the winner of the 2014 Western Connecticut Health Network Lyme Disease Registry Poster Contest.

Public and private elementary school students in grades K-8 were asked to create posters that display one of the five “BLAST” tips to protect families, including pets, from Lyme disease. Here are the tips:

  • Bathe or shower soon after coming indoors
  • Look for ticks and remove with tweezers
  • Apply repellents for skin and/or clothing
  • Spray the perimeter of your yard for ticks
  • Treat your pets to prevent tick bites

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