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Harford residents urged to take caution during tick season
Harford residents urged to take caution during tick season

Spring has returned to Harford County and with that comes a reminder about the risk of Lyme disease, the most common vector borne disease in the United States. With this in mind, the Harford County Health Department wants Harford County residents to be "tick aware," even in areas they may not consider themselves to be at risk. This means being more attentive from springtime through fall, when gardening, doing yard work or otherwise being near wooded and grassy areas. Lyme disease, named after the towns of Lyme and Old Lyme in Connecticut, where a number of cases were first identified in 1975, is recognized as a disease that remains often misdiagnosed and widely under-reported...

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