Tickborne diseases are on the rise in Maine, especially southern Maine. Dog and deer ticks are most common in our area. Deer ticks, the smaller of the two, can carry Lyme disease. Most ticks do not carry disease but when you return from the woods or high grass areas, carefully examine your skin and scalp. Check your pets, too!
Take these simple safety precautions:
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