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Severe Weather Alert - Updated: 11:30 am, January 17, 2018

Due to rapidly changing weather conditions, all Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics will be closing today (January 17, 2018) at 2 pm, and will reopen tomorrow (January 18, 2018) by 10 am. 
Urgent Care – Clemmons and Urgent Care – Mocksville will be closing today (January 17) at 4 pm, and will reopen tomorrow (January 18) by 10 am. 
If you have questions, please contact the clinic directly.

Word! Lyme Disease

Word! Lyme Disease

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Lyme Disease

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Lyme disease is an infection caused by a bacteria found in animals like deer and mice. Ticks love to suck blood and feed on these animals, then infect people through tick bites.

People who get sick from Lyme disease feel tired and sore all over. Many will get a red circular rash (often called a bulls-eye rash) around the tick bite. If treated with antibiotics early, Lyme disease symptoms usually will go away. The best way to prevent Lyme disease is to prevent tick bites.