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It’s tick season – be wary

It’s tick season – be wary

Ticks are tiny bugs that attach themselves to the skin of people and animals and feed on their blood. While many ticks are not harmful, some can make you sick. The Western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus) is the only tick found locally that can transit the bacterium that causes Lyme disease.The Western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus)

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