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Website tracks ticks across state

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Vermonters can go online to find out where ticks are being discovered across the state. Anyone can contribute to the Tick Tracker map by going to the Vermont Health Department website, healthvermont.gov, which also has information about tick-borne diseases and how to prevent bites. ‘‘It’s not too late to report — adult ticks are most active in the spring and fall,” said Erica Berl, a state infectious disease epidemiologist. The deer tick, the species responsible for transmitting Lyme disease, has become the most frequently found tick in Vermont.

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