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How to protect yourself as deer tick activity increases from the Record Herald

CHAMBERSBURG – As the leaves begin to change color and temperatures turn cooler, adult deer tick activity begins to ramp up. Many people in Franklin County enjoy the beautiful colors that Pennsylvania has to offer this time of year, but when enjoying Pennsylvania’s great outdoors where these ticks dwell, it is important to know what precautions to take when entering their habitat. Preventing a tick bite is important, especially in Pennsylvania, where we lead the country in reported Lyme disease cases.

The deer tick, also known as the Black Legged Tick, is the one responsible for transmitting this disease.

Full article on The Record Herald's website.

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October 11, 2023

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