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Parts of Minnesota include in Lyme disease risk areas

February 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

CONCORD, N.H. Researchers who spent three years dragging sheets of fabric through the woods to snag ticks have created a detailed map they claim could improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. Continue Reading

BRAD DOKKEN: Whew! Unattached deer tick tests positive for Lyme disease

February 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Few things have given me that “Whew! That was a close one!” reaction like the news I received this week: A deer tick I found crawling on me last spring tested positive for Lyme disease. Continue Reading

Early warm weather means early tick season

April 17, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Warm early spring weather has brought out ticks earlier than usual in many regions of Minnesota earlier than usual. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) urges anyone heading outdoors in Minnesota this spring and early summer to use tick repellents and other measures to prevent Lyme disease and other serious diseases transmitted by ticks. Continue Reading