Lyme Disease Season Underway in South Jersey
Lyme Disease season starts up when the weather gets warm. Spring, summer and fall are ideal times for ticks to come out.
Now is a good time to be on the look out for ticks. 95% of all Lyme Disease cases happen in 13 states in the U.S. New Jersey is on the Lyme Disease list..
One of the most telling signs of Lyme Disease is a bull's eye rash. According to Diane Marchesani, an Infectious Diseases Specialist at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, " If you see anything that looks like a bull's eye on your skin, see your doctor". Body aches and fever are also another sign of Lyme Disease.
Here are some tips on how to prevent Lyme Disease from the Center for Disease Control.