Tag Archives: Lyme Disease/Ticks

Fight the Bite: Protect Yourself from Diseases Caused by Ticks and Mosquitoes

As the Onondaga County Health Department continues its efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic in our community, it is important to remember other issues that are also affecting our health. We continue to stress the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine, and now with the arrival of spring, the need to protect ourselves from mosquito-… Read more >

Fight the Bite: Protect Yourself from Diseases Caused by Ticks and Mosquitoes

As the Onondaga County Health Department continues its efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic in our community, it is important to remember other issues that are affecting our health. The arrival of warm weather brings with it the need to protect ourselves from mosquito- and tick-borne diseases. Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta reminds residents, “While… Read more >

Protect Yourself from Diseases Caused by Ticks and Mosquitoes

The Onondaga County Health Department is encouraging residents to protect themselves from mosquito and tick bites. Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta reminds residents, “Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, it is important to consistently use personal protection measures to reduce the risk of mosquito and tick bites that may transmit West Nile virus (WNV),… Read more >

Protect Yourself from Diseases Caused by Ticks and Mosquitoes

The Onondaga County Health Department is encouraging residents to protect themselves from mosquito and tick bites. Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta reminds residents that “Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, it is important to consistently use personal protection measures to reduce the risk of mosquito and tick bites that may transmit West Nile virus… Read more >

Protect Yourself from Diseases Caused by Ticks and Mosquitoes

The Onondaga County Health Department is encouraging residents to protect themselves this summer from tick and mosquito bites. Indu Gupta MD, MPH, Onondaga County Commissioner of Health explained that ticks can carry a bacterium that causes Lyme disease. “A person can get infected through the bite of an infected deer tick”. Dr. Gupta explained that… Read more >

Lyme Disease is Preventable!

By Jackie Shostack, MSEd, Public Health Education Supervisor Bureau of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Onondaga County Health Department It’s been a great summer and I hope everyone’s been enjoying the outdoors. Onondaga County has so many beautiful parks to explore and play in. However, when you are outside, you need to play it safe!… Read more >