New Yorkers may not be spending much time outside right now, and if they do, they probably aren't worrying about ticks. But spring will come, and with it the risk of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. Assemblywoman Didi Barrett wants the state to start preparing now with steps like placing warning signs at state parks. She has convened an advisory board on Lyme disease, and started a social media campaign called "get ticked off." The assemblyman explains her efforts.
Getting a head start on tick season
By Capital Tonight Staff | January 8, 2018 @6:26 PM