Ticks are a lot closer to you than you think! They are not just lurking in woodland areas, waiting to latch onto your legs as you walk through the long grass. They don’t decide to just hitch hike on your […]Read More
When we think of tick borne diseases, the one to spring to the front of our mind is Lyme disease. We’ve all heard of it and all have a different level of understanding as to what the threat of this […]Read More
Merry Christmas! Tomorrow as we celebrate the festive season in style, there may also be another tiny creature having a party all of their own…in your Christmas tree.
Watch for ticks on the Xmas tree this year, health officials warn
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We thought it was important to share another reminder about watching out for those dreadful deer ticks this holiday season. If you’ve not been made aware, these Lyme disease-spreading pests are putting a bit of a dampener on our Christmas trees! […]Read More
The deer population in the United States has risen significantly over the last few years, which means we’re more likely to be in closer proximity to a deer than ever before. Unfortunately, with this growth, it also means another increase […]Read More
Virginia is a hot spot for ticks! There are many varieties of these disease spreading critters and most of them have set up camp in Virginia, which means there’s a higher risk of infections, such as Lyme disease. The lone […]Read More
Watch out! Watch out! There’s a new tick about!
Yes, that’s right! As if there weren’t already enough of these pesky critters making our lives a misery, there’s another species of tick to add to the list. The East Asian or […]
May 1st marks the start of Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Lyme patients, activists and educators take action to spread awareness and information on how to prevent Lyme and tick-borne diseases. There are a number of things you can do to […]Read More
Spring has sprung! There’s a great sense in the air of new life and nature. Colors are starting to become bright and beautiful, the weather is warming up and there’s more of a ‘spring’ in our step. But hold on […]Read More