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How To Avoid Ticks at the Jersey Shore [LIST]
It is that time of year ... "Tick Season" and this year officials are warning it could be a big year for the bugs! As I mentioned in  my latest blog "Hiking New Jersey" we did encounter ticks so now is a good time to pick hiking and outdoor play areas that ha…
Tick-Borne Illness Confirmed in Ocean County
There have been seven confirmed cases of a tick-borne illness confirmed in Ocean County so far this season, but it's not Lyme Disease.
 
Babesiosis is spread by the nymph stage of the black-legged tick, or deer tick, and attacks the red blood cells.  O...
It’s Tick Season
Sorry to sound like Debbie Downer but the downside to enjoying our beautiful outdoor parks, trails and gardens is that we have to check for ticks.  It's officially tick season in New Jersey.  I was reminded of that earlier when I noticed a tick in my hair...