Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease cases in Pennsylvania are soaring. From 2000-2016, the total confirmed Lyme Disease cases have reached more than 83,000. According to the tick testing site TickCheck.com, the CDC’s data only represents confirmed cases, therefore it is very probable that the actual quantity of Lyme Disease cases may be closer to more than 764,000 true cases in Pennsylvania.
How can you prevent a tick bite? Start by looking right in your own backyard. Flora Posteraro has the story.