Category Archives: Tick-borne illness and disease

The Deer Tick Brings Yet Another Disease Risk to Massachusetts

The Powassan virus (POW) has now made its presence known in the Cape. In fact, 4 of 6 local sites setup for testing by the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and the Laboratory of Medical Zoology at Umass- Amherst have confirmed … Continue reading

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Travelling? Tick Sick? Quick Illness Tick Facts for Andover MA Tick Control

Travel plans this summer? Throughout the U.S., it is important to keep in mind the various symptoms and illness that can be derived from different regional ticks and their bites. Whether you are planning a local staycation or a state-hopping … Continue reading

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Are North Shore Mass Residents Really At Risk For Tick Diseases?

As a resident of North Shore, you have probably read a number of stories on taking precautions to prevent Lyme Disease. After being outdoors and returning inside, checking for ticks should be a routine for everyone. Ticks are a serious … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease Is Not The Only Tick Disease on the Central Mass North Shore

Lyme Disease gets much of the news when we read about tick-borne illnesses.  Bacteria cause Lyme Disease and the lesser-known Anaplasmosis.  Another tick-borne illness, Babesiosis, is caused by a parasite.  The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, (MDPH), reports these tick-borne … Continue reading

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Borrelia Miyamotoi identified in Massachusetts this week, adding to the importance of remaining steadfast and vigilant with your tick control and prevention programs on the homefront!

As the days become shorter and summer draws to a close, the dangers of tick-borne illness and disease makes it’s presence know once again right here in Mass., where the newly discovered Borrelia Miyamotoi bacteria causes residents to fall ill to the wrath of another disease spread by the deer tick! Continue reading

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With the number of deer ticks and Lyme Disease infections rising on the North Shore, we are reminded of the importance of maintaining continuity with your tick control and prevention program

Mosquito Squad of the North Shore discusses the importance of maintaining continuity and awareness of tick control and prevention in an effort to reduce Lyme Disease infection in our area. Continue reading

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New research suggests the bite of a tick in the North Shore area can put an abrupt end to what’s for dinner!

Mosquito Squad of the North Shore explores the link between the bite of the Lone Star tick and the onset of meat allergy. Continue reading

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