Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease 2020: Social Distancing from Ticks

Predictions are: because of another warm winter, we will see an early and abundant tick season. And we are.  The black-legged tick, commonly known as  deer ticks, and associated with Lyme Disease are back with a vengeance throughout Connecticut and the northeast. With the COVID-19 pandemic driving us stir crazy inside, many of us are looking at outdoor activities as a …

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Deer Tick Bites: How To Know if I Have Lyme Disease?

Predictions are, another warm winter will mean an early and abundant tick season.  Unfortunately, the black legged tick, commonly known as a deer tick, (link opens in new tab) and associated with Lyme Disease (link opens in new tab) are back with a vengeance throughout Connecticut and the northeast. Lyme Disease is actually named after the town Lyme, …

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What to Do If You Get Bit By a Deer Tick

Connecticut, as much of New England, is known as  “Lyme Disease Corridor”.  This time of year especially,  deer ticks, the most common tick carrying lyme disease, are very common in Connecticut and are often a real threat. Knowing what to do if you get bit by a deer tick is important. Most tick bites don’t expose people to …

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