Ticks & Lyme Disease

The recent mild winter has contributed to an explosion in the tick population.  The Ayer Board of Health offers the following informational links for its residents.

Image of TickImage of Tick bite

Deer tick adult female

(aka black-legged tick)

To learn more, see Tick Overview

Classic Lyme disease "bullseye rash"

...however, this does NOT occur in

up to 40 percent of Lyme disease victims

To learn more, see Symptoms of Tickborne Ilness

Fore more information: