An extremely heavy tick season is predicted across New York State that has health experts concerned about human and pets. The mild winter has allowed ticks, much like other insects to thrive and emerge earlier than usual.
Ticks are small, some as small as a poppyseed. They can be easy to miss, especially if they've latched themselves onto a hairy pet or a spot on a human that's hard to reach or see, such as the top of the head or back.
Use the resources here to learn how to identify a tick, properly remove a tick and and the symptoms of Lyme Disease.