Beware the Bite
Right now ticks may not be on your mind because of the weather but maybe they should be. As the public health nurse, one of my duties is to monitor and investigate communicable disease. A majority of our reportable disease cases are causes by tick bites. Some examples are Lyme, babesiosis, and human granulocytic anaplasmosis. These diseases can cause lifelong debilitating symptoms so it is important to know how to protect yourself.
Take a minute and review Hopkinton tick facts and learn how you can prevent a bite