Health officials have declared Lyme disease an epidemic in parts of the state.
The heavy snow could mean more ticks.
Tick season is upon us once again, and New Hampshire health officials are advising people to wear insect repellent and protective clothing to avoid being bitten by them and potentially exposed to Lyme disease.
Experts say the cool, wet spring has produced a booming population of the ticks that carry Lyme disease.
The harsh winter did nothing to cull the nationwide tick population, and health officials are primed for a warm season that could see the number of Lyme disease cases rise.
The disease is marked by higher fevers than the ones associated with Lyme disease.
Summer is here and with it come the bugs – mosquitoes and ticks in particular. Bites from either can cause nasty illnesses. So what’s the best way to protect yourself?
The Truth About Lyme Disease.
Make Sure You Check For Ticks!
The mild winter temperatures we’re enjoying mean the danger from ticks and Lyme disease has arrived early.