Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
According to the Center for Disease Control, Tennessee has one of the highest reports of incidence of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) in the country. Arm yourself with information about the possibly life-threatening disease and help protect your family.
- Rash (occurs 2-5 days after fever, may be absent in some cases; see below)
- Abdominal pain (may be intense abdominal pain)
- Muscle pain
- Lack of appetite
- Conjunctival injection (red eyes)