Ticks

  • Ticks Apr 3

    Taking Tick Precautions When Spending Time Outdoors

    You might be finding yourself spending more time outdoors and being more active in nature. While fresh air is great – at a safe distance from others – with the warming weather there’s an important reminder about ticks. While tick sightings are ramping up for the spring, because we had such an unseasonably mild winter, there was actually a lot…

  • Ticks Apr 3

    Spring Weather Means a Tick Warning

    With more people spending time outside because of the pandemic and the warming temperatures, ticks also remain a concern.

  • coronavirus Mar 7

    In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: March 7

    To help keep you informed on the most shared and talked about stories, each Saturday and Sunday we’ll revisit five stories from the previous week, including the most recent updates. The death toll from coronavirus climbed to 17 in the U.S. this week. In New York, the wife, son, daughter, and neighbor of an attorney who lives in Westchester...

  • New London County Mar 4

    First Statewide Tick Study Finds Lyme Disease in Half of All Deer Ticks Collected

    Jamie Cantoni is walking through a dirt path. She is on a mission. Her entire body is covered in tick-repellent clothing. A white cloth drags behind her. Every several feet, she inspects the cloth closely. “That is a female deer tick,” she says as she holds up the cloth. Cantoni is a research assistant at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station…

  • Ticks Mar 3

    Warm Winter Could Mean More Ticks

    Connecticut researchers are getting a better idea of what this year’s tick season will look like and whether the mild winter will lead to more ticks.

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