May 18, 2020
‘What’s Up with Ticks in the Garden?’ Thanks to the Syracuse Garden Club for bringing us into your Zoom room this morning for a session with Brian Leydet, PhD, SUNY-ESF. “A great presentation!” you told us. Your 100% attendance was amazing and we thank you for your excellent questions!... Read More
May 16, 2020
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Central New York continues to be a hotspot for Lyme Disease and other tick-borne illnesses. As more people start to move outside during the COVID-19 pandemic, the brand new CNY Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance is warning that deer ticks are abundant this spring. The lone star tick, which can transmit... Read More
Hikers, campers, children, adults, landscapers, gardeners, lawnmowers, farmers, pet owners, hunters, everyone. If you step outside and walk across the grass to your mailbox, if you're inside and open the door to let the dog in, if you live in a city or suburbs, if you're playing golf or soccer. Everyone is affected.Learn About Lyme
Do you think or know that you've been bitten by a tick? View our resources page for prevention tips as well as treatment options available to you.
Untreated Lyme disease can produce a wide range of symptoms, depending on the stage of infection. These include fever, rash, facial paralysis and arthritis. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a quick guide of common symptoms to look for in early and late-stage Lyme disease.