TICK CONTROL ALERT FOR NEW ALBANY, PA:
Located in Burlington Countty, NJ, the risk of Lyme disease in New Albany is statistically quite high.
At particular risk are hunters, who will come into contact with Lyme disease-carrying ticks when carrying and preparing their kills. Wild deer can carry hundreds of ticks – as within a few minutes of their host being killed, ticks will immediately detach themselves and seek a few, fresh host.
Because deer carcasses are carried by hunters, this makes them very frequent victims of tick bites; hence why New Albany is the subject of an Aspenn Alert for tick control.
Tick Control in New Albany, zip code 08010
- Risk Factor: Ixodes Scapularis ticks carrying b. burgdorferi (Lyme disease) and babesia microti (bebesiosis) bacterium.
- Additional Risks: Hunters are at primary risk for tick bites and Lyme disease, but due to the large population of wild deer, homeowners in New Albany are also in danger of finding Lyme disease-infected ticks in or around their property.
- Hunters should take special precautions to avoid tick bites. Wear clothing with full coverage, including full-length sleeves and socks, and use DEET...