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Tick encounters are on the rise in Ontario and could lead to surge in Lyme disease cases

Several online resources available to help


April 27, 2022
By Turf & Rec

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It’s tick season again, and the public is being warned to watch out for the tiny insects that can potentially spread Lyme disease. In Ontario’s Grey-Bruce region, the chances of encountering the black-legged tick have increased over the years, says the local health unit program manager. Tick encounters are also on the rise throughout the province. Several online resources are now available to help identify tick bites and provide valuable information on how they should be treated.

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