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Ticks transmit Lyme disease. The symptoms of Lyme disease can be serve and debilitating. Blacklegged ticks, or deer ticks, are the main vectors of Lyme disease. These ticks, as well as other disease carrying species, are increasingly common throughout Long Island. In fact, reports show that the tick population is dramatically on the rise. Get protected with effective tick control services from Mosquito Rx.

Tick Facts 

  • Ticks draw blood from the body over time. In some cases they can persist on the body for days.

  • Tick-borne diseases are transmitted over time making early detection on the body crucial.

  • Ticks do not jump or fly. They crawl onto prey as they pass off of surrounding vegetation. 

  • Tick bites do not typically hurt and, thus, often go unoticed.

  • Ticks can remain active for most of the year, even during winter.


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