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Warm Temperature Attracts Early Ticks

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Unseasonably warm spring weather is attracting people outdoors earlier than most years, but it's also attracting the ticks. Within the past few years, there has been an increase in black-legged ticks, more commonly known as deer ticks, which have been known to carry lyme disease. Charles Hammer, an administrator the Athens County Health Department, said… Read More