Advice to deal with those dastardly ticks


MILLBROOK — With spring — and now summer — so come ticks and other pesky insects. In reality, tick bites are a constant threat, and many people are more afraid of getting bitten by a tick than being stung by bees or mosquitoes.

A program at Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County (CCEDC) in Millbrook this April shared information on how to live with ticks so nearby.  Ticks are especially prevalent in the Hudson Valley — which has an extremely high number of Lyme disease cases.

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