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Beware: Tick time is here

Original post made on May 16, 2016

It's that time of year again. Trees are blossoming, weather is warming, grasses are growing, and the Ixodes pacifica nymphs are questing for a blood meal. You won't even feel the bite as they most considerately inject an anesthetic first.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, May 15, 2016, 7:22 AM

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Posted by Sue Thayer
a resident of Birdland
on May 16, 2016 at 11:16 am

Thanks for the word -- important stuff. My fiance has had lyme and some of its co-infections for several years -- we're gaining on it, but prevention sure beats cure!

Posted by JoeG
a resident of another community
on May 28, 2016 at 2:15 pm

Thank you Sue for this excellent article. As a victim of lyme disease, currently in treatment, I can not understate the seriousness of this complex multi-organism infection. Everything stated in the article is true and better than the old information on the CDC or IDSA websites. For your safety everyone should follow the suggestions given for avoiding tick bites, you could save your or someone you care about a lot of misery.

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