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Lyme Disease…What You Should Know

Lyme Disease

What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is caused by Borrelia Burgdorferi, a bacteria transmitted by deer ticks (also known as black-legged ticks) that carry the Borrelia bacteria. Deer ticks, as well as other ticks, can also spread infections such as Bartonella, Babesia, Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, Tularemia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Powassan Virus, Heartland Virus, and more. […]

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New Tick-Borne Disease? Powassan Virus

What is Powassan Virus? Powassan Virus was first discovered in 1958 in Powassan, Ontario. In the US we are becoming more aware of it’s presence as more individuals are being diagnosed. Powassan Virus can be contracted from the bite of a deer tick (also known as the blacklegged tick). Signs of Powassan Virus Some individuals […]