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It is prime season for ticks in the D.C. area, specifically the deer tick that harbors Lyme disease.
Spinning tick-infested clothing in a hot dryer for 6 minutes is all that’s needed to remove the risk of tick-borne illnesses.
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Whenever you, your kids or pets have been outdoors, be sure to do a full body check for ticks when you come back inside.
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A tiny deer tick can do a lot of damage — with just one bite, it can transmit Lyme disease, which may not become apparent for months or years.
A recent tick survey out of Gaithersburg, Maryland, reveals a type of tick not common to the area inhabits a Montgomery County park and that there are a number of tick varieties infected with pathogens capable of making people sick.
It\’s the season to find those nasty ticks embedded in skin — and there may be more this year due to the cold, wet winter.
May has been proclaimed Tick-borne Disease Awareness Month in Maryland and public health leaders are making sure people in the D.C. region know the dangers of ticks and Lyme disease.
Despite the mid-April cold snap, tick season is beginning around
the D.C. metro area and that means it brings a risk for Lyme disease, according to
a local doctor.
Lyme disease infection rates in this region are among the highest in the country, and the disease is beginning to show up in areas where it was
seldom seen before.
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