See how significant Lyme disease is in your region of New York State
Due to the true burden of confirming every case (as required by the CDC for their statistics) many counties have gone to statistical estimation of cases.
2018 (Most Recent NYS Data)

New York State Total Lyme Cases = 7320

New York State Total Tick-Borne Disease Cases = 9072*

*only includes tick-borne diseases that are required to be reported in NYS
Stats above provided by the New York State Department of Health Annual Communicable Disease Reports