“Ticks can fall from trees, right?”

“Isn’t a bullseye rash the only real indication of a tick bite?”

The above statements are two common myths about ticks. Fortunately, Brian Leydet, MPH, PhD – an assistant professor of Epidemiology and Disease Ecology at SUNY-ESF and an Alliance board member – addresses these and other misconceptions in the first installment of our Mythbuster Mondays series. Stay tuned this summer and hear from more educated guests on all the misinformation surrounding ticks and lyme disease.