WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW COULD HURT YOU!
You might think the fall is the end of tick season and that you will soon be protected from tick bites with the approaching colder weather. If so, you are partially correct. Ticks will begin to go dormant in weather below 45 degrees F.
Almost everyone experiences itching after a mosquito bite. The itch is a mild allergic reaction to the mosquito’s saliva causing our bodies to have a histamine response. It’s usually just irritating. Many homemade and over-the-counter medicines will reduce the itch and sting. We are learning that for some, the mosquito’s bite can be life threatening. For them, their
As a resident of North Shore, you have probably read a number of stories on taking precautions to prevent Lyme Disease. After being outdoors and returning inside, checking for ticks should be a routine for everyone. Ticks are a serious health risk on the North Shore.