Tick, Lyme disease season hits Windsor-Essex

CBC News – Posted: Jun  7, 2013

It’s tick season and the Essex Region Conservation Authority has already received a number of complaints about the insects this year.

There are a number of tick species in the region, but it’s the black-legged deer tick that is the most common carrier of Lyme disease.

ERCA biologist Dan Lebedyk says you can get any number of ticks under your skin by walking through wooded areas.

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