[CanLyme Note: Ticks in New York state are only a short flight away aboard our migratory passerine birds ie robins, finches, wrens. who bring these ticks into Canada in the millions each year.]
July 18th, 2018
State officials are warning New York residents, visitors and farmers about the continued importance of taking measures to protect against ticks, as a new tick species has been found in the state.
The Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, commonly known as the “longhorned tick,” was recently discovered in multiple locations in Westchester County, according to the New York State Departments of Health and Agriculture & Markets.