As predicted, this year is going to be an especially bad year for ticks. Jennifer Green, Communicable Disease Nurse with Yates County Public Health, says that definitely has been the case so far.
So why the sudden increase in ticks?
For all of 2016, Yates County Public Health had 20 cases of Lyme Disease reported to them. Jennifer says this year its already at 35. For more information on ticks, Lyme Disease and how to prevent tick bites, click here.