Be Tick Smart High School Video Contest

Be Tick Smart. Repel. Inspect. Remove

Video Contest Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the

2014 Be Tick Smart Video Contest Winners!

View the winning videos and all the submissions here (exit VDH)

1st Place Winners: Aja and Kaelan Selbach-Broad from River Valley Technical Center

2nd Place Winners: Elliot Thompson and Rebekah Ferreira from River Valley Technical Center

3rd Place Winners: Tyler King, Jared Brueckner, Branden Lawrence, Nick Hendee, William Giasson, Kaitlyn Kirby, Brody Greenra, and Emily Johnson from BFA Fairfax

Background info about ticks & Lyme disease

To create a winning PSA, you need to have a good understanding about ticks, including the tick lifecycle, the bacterial infection that causes Lyme disease, and how to prevent it.

Booklet: The Ticks Are Out - What you should know about tick bites and Lyme disease.

Did You Know? Tickborne illnesses are most frequently transmitted between early spring and late fall, since ticks are most active during warm months.

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Prevention messages

tickListen to our PSA's for quick tips about how to Be Tick Smart and prevent Lyme disease

tickTest yourself: Play the Tick I.D. Game created by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services

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2013 PSA Videos

Congratulations to Nick Pembroke, Kakota Knapp and Luc LaCroix of Mt. Anthony Union High School for their winning PSA!

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Have questions?

If you have any questions about the contest, please contact:

Chaity Naik
Vermont Department of Health
Tel: 800-640-4374 or 802-863-7240

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