Summer isn't even officially here yet, but obviously someone forgot to tell the ticks. I've heard from lots of friends that ticks are really bad this year. The website Mosquitosquad.com says there are primarily three types of ticks prevalent in southern New Hampshire. So keep your eyes open.

And watch out for the likes of the Deer Tick, The American Dog Tick AKA Wood Tick, and The Lone Star Tick.

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And while most of us know about Lyme Disease, ticks also carry other life-threatening illnesses like Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis. Here's the best way to avoid ticks this summer according to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention.