Tick Control

Tick-Borne Diseases are Hard to Diagnose

Why Tick-Borne Diseases are Hard to Diagnose

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lists sixteen different diseases transmitted by ticks in the United States, including Lyme disease, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, and Ehrlichiosis.  Since 2004, confirmed cases of tick-borne […]

preventing ticks in yards

Preventing Ticks in Yards

Ticks are a dangerous vector insect species found in many parts of the United States.  They require an animal host to survive and reproduce and feed on the host animal’s […]

LymeSymptoms

Learn About Lyme: Signs & Symptoms

Lyme disease is spread by the bite of an infected tick. Signs and symptoms like a rash, fever, chills, and muscle pain can begin 3 to 30 days after a […]

LymeCycle

National Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May is Lyme disease awareness month!  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the United States with about […]

Tick sampling at Woodrat Mountain

Be Tick Aware!

This spring, JCVCD wants you to be tick aware!  Two species of ticks, the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) and the Western black-legged tick (Ixodes pacificus) are common in our […]