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MAY 05 2022 /
May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month. According to the CDC, there are approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme Disease reported each year. The warmer weather brings the greatest risk of tick bites, with most bites occurring in late spring through early summer. So, now is the time to be extra vigilant in checking yourself and your family for ticks.
JP McHale is committed to our work in eliminating the risks of Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses for our clients, as well as the communities we serve. Here are some fast facts about Lyme Disease.
What is Lyme Disease?
Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi.
How is Lyme Disease Contracted?
It is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected black-legged ticks, also known as deer ticks. This pest is most commonly found in deeply wooded areas as well as in areas with tall grass.
Common Symptoms of Lyme Disease:
Ways to Prevent Lyme Disease:
JP McHale Pest Management: Our Commitment to Protecting Public Health
Keeping the communities we serve healthy and safe is our top priority. JP McHale’s Organic Tick Management program effectively reduces the tick population on your property, while guarding against vector-borne diseases like Lyme. To find out more about how JP McHale Pest Management can help reduce the tick population on your property, call us today at (800) 479-2284 for a free estimate, or email email@example.com; website nopest.com.