With warmer temperatures here, many people will be going outside. But when you come back in one of the things you should do is check for ticks
The germs ticks carry are a matter of growing concern: Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that reported illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites more than tripled from 2004 to 2016.
West Nile virus was detected in 16 Massachusetts residents last year. No cases were fatal.