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White Footed Mice & Lyme disease

White-footed mice are the primary reservoir for Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.  Ticks, in the larvae stage, most commonly have their first blood meal from the white-footed mouse.  Once a tick has fed on an infected mouse, the tick can then carry the bacteria and infect people or pets, causing disease. The abundance of… Read more »

Bullseye Rash

A bulls-eye rash (erythema migrans), often referred to as EM rash, can occur at the site of a tick bite anywhere from 2 to 30 days after the bite. If you have a bulls-eye rash, anywhere on your body, You Have Lyme Disease, and treatment should start immediately. In addition, the rash may not look like… Read more »