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Swimmer's Itch

Girl jumping into water.What could be nicer on a hot summer's day than a swim in the lake?

However, visitors and residents in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County and Northumberland County should be aware of a condition known as Swimmer's Itch. It can make a trip to the beach memorable for all the wrong reasons.

Swimmer's Itch - Fact Sheet

Additional Links

What is Swimmer's Itch? - Health Links BC

Swimmer's Itch FAQ - U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention