When people hear the word “tick” they often think of deer ticks and the most common health risk they transmit – Lyme disease. However, Lone Star ticks (which originally were predominantly in the southeast) have been migrating north, ranging from Maine to … [Read more...] about What Happens If You Are Bit By a Lone Star Tick?
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?