The risk for tick bites and the diseases they carry are higher than usual this year since COVID-19 means more people are spending time at home – not vacationing, going to fairs, or other similar activities. Since ticks have been found in Long Island … [Read more...] about Handy Guide to Ticks on Long Island
Warm weather on Long Island means ticks, even in your backyard. That's an even greater concern this year with COVID-19 keeping people at home – and that means a greater risk for Lyme disease. … [Read more...] about Tick Encounters: What You Should Know
As the weather gets warmer, tick season begins. More than just a nuisance, the diseases ticks frequently carry can make them a threat to the health of your family and your pets. That’s why it’s important to start tick control as soon as the tick season … [Read more...] about It’s March: Time to Prepare for Tick Control
The minute people start spending time outdoors on Long Island each year – especially in Suffolk County – you hear warnings about ticks, Lyme disease, etc. Is it overrated? Is tick prevention necessary? In a word, yes. … [Read more...] about Is Tick Prevention Necessary?
Every so many years it seems that one new insect or another is the cause for concerned news reports. In the past it was gypsy moths, brown recluse spiders, mosquitoes, etc. So, are Asian longhorned ticks really dangerous? In a word, yes; Asian longhorned … [Read more...] about Are Asian Longhorned Ticks Dangerous?