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INSIDE THE FLX: Chelsea Bailey from Yates County Public Health on the increase in Lyme Disease and what you can do to avoid it (podcast)

In this episode, we talk with Chelsea Bailey with Yates County Public Health.


Lyme Disease on the increase in Yates, Ontario Counties

There’s been an increase in Lyme Disease cases in Yates and Ontario Counties this summer. Cases have been the highest in the Bellona, Branchport, Dundee, and Rock Stream areas this summer.

Chelsea says awareness and prevention are the keys. Check yourself carefully for the tiny deer ticks whose bite can cause Lyme disease. 

Learn how to make yourself a less inviting target for ticks and how to make the area around your home less tick-friendly. Watch for the rash that can signal Lyme disease.

Learn the best way to remove a deer tick if you find one on your body. Yates County Public Health has been handing out tick removal kits at public events this summer.


Related: Lyme Disease cases on the rise in Ontario County



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