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Belmont residents warned of local Lyme risk

San Mateo Daily Journal

The county’s mosquito and vector district is warning county residents to take precautions against tick bites after a Belmont resident possibly contracted Lyme disease following a trip to Water Dog Lake Park.

The risks of exposure are greater in warmer weather because people venture outdoors for hiking, camping and other activities, said Dr. Nayer Zahiri, laboratory director of the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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