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Tick talk in Potsdam
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 9:40 am

Nearly a hundred people packed into Jernabi Coffeehouse, Potsdam, on Wednesday, to learn how to prevent Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Presenter Dr. Stephen Rich, University of Massachusetts, said putting permethrin on clothing and shoes, 30% DEET on skin, tucking pant legs into socks, and checking your body for ticks daily are ways to prevent Lyme disease from infected ticks. NCNow photo by Cheryl Shumway.