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Lyme Disease on the Rise …

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lymeDr. Jalal Mukhtar, St. Joe’s Rheumatologist, was on Senior Spotlight last week talking with Joy about Lyme disease.

CLICK HERE to watch the clip on WABI TV 5 Morning News.

While it is a good idea to take preventive measures against ticks year-round, be extra vigilant in warmer months (April-September) when ticks are most active.
Avoid Direct Contact with Ticks

Avoid wooded and bushy areas with high grass and leaf litter.
Walk in the center of trails.

CLICK HERE for the full article on preventing tick bites on people from the CDC.

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