Fall So No Lyme Disease?

Posted November 18, 2013.  Does fall mean you don’t have to worry about ticks and Lyme disease any more?  Not according to the Lyme Research Alliance.

Adult stage deer ticks are active in the fall and, unlike mosquitos, are not killed by freezing temperatures. They are often found near roadside edges with stone walls and grasses around them, unmanicured hedges, and brushy areas.

One suggestion in addition to doing a tick check after you’ve been outdoors, is to put your clothes in the dryer for 15 minutes.  Stay vigilant, even in the fall.  But don’t be so scared you stay indoors. Be informed, prepared and enjoy life!

Fall and Lyme Disease

Fall and Lyme Disease

Read the full story:  The Fall Tick Season is Underway: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe -at connecticutplus.com

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