Connecting Patients, Physicians, and the Public with Accurate Information about
Lyme Disease & Tick-Borne Illnesses.
New "Found a Tick?" Resource Page
If you’ve found a tick, don’t panic! We’ve created a one-stop resource webpage to help you walk through the next steps of removing, identifying, and testing a tick as well as keeping an eye out for signs and symptoms of Lyme disease and, if needed, seeking medical assistance.
A research study showed that it’s best to completely remove leaves from frequently used areas of your property. Mulching is also an option in order to reduce habitat suitability for ticks and encourage rapid decomposition of the leaves.