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How to Stay on Top of Tick Bites and Lyme Prevention

How to Stay on Top of Tick Bites and Lyme Prevention

While COVID-19 is still part of our everyday life, we also have to think about some of the ‘other’ concerns that come with summer. After being inside for the last four months, many New Yorkers are starting to indulge in day trips to woodsy areas or plan weekends upstate. This all makes perfect sense as a nature hike or summer away from the city is ideal for families when practicing social distancing. Yet as COVID-19 is still on the rise around the nation, we must keep in mind that Lyme disease has similarities to COVID-19 symptoms. 

The reality is there are ticks, and tick prevention should be part of your daily summer routine, especially in rural areas and yes, especially during a pandemic. Here is a bit of a cheat sheet on where ticks are mostly found and prevention

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