Ticks and Mosquitoes!

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Mosquitoes and ticks are back in season. This year is expected to be worse for them because of damp and warm weather. Mosquitoes with the Zika virus like to bite ankles and lower legs and are out all day. If you get a bite and have a rash fever and joint pain, contact your doctor immediately. Lyme disease is also a concern, nymph mosquitoes are found in cool moist environments, such as in leaf litter or on logs, tree trunks or fallen branches in oak woodlands. The adults are found on the tips of grass, and shrubs, often alongside trails. Lime disease bites develop lesions and a rash. A new comer to the tick worries is one that carries the Powassan (POW) virus. This is most commonly found in the…
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