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Powassan Virus: A Dangerous New Tick Borne Disease

ixodes scapularis - carrier of dangerous diseases A potentially deadly tick borne disease known as the Powassan (POW) virus has emerged and should be of concern to residents of Long Island. Although relatively few cases have appeared, the symptoms and consequences of POW can be severe. The disease can infect the central nervous system [...]

May 4th, 2017|

Tick…tick…tick….

Tick waiting for host Sorry to say this, but it's time to sign up and get ready for the tick invasion starting this spring Make no mistake about it: we're going into springtime this year under the threat of a good-sized explosion in our tick population, including lone star ticks and black-legged deer [...]

February 7th, 2017|

Tick Population Exploding!

We're hearing reports from all over LOng Islland as the tick population is exploding now that warm weather has started up! Lone Star ticks in particular have been found on our technicians and at customers' houses from Nassau to Montauk. Fox Tree is out in force neutralizing the attack, but if you haven't signed up [...]

April 30th, 2014|

Attack of the Bloodsucking Fiends!

Tick waiting for host The east end and , indeed, all of Long Island is currently experiencing a major outbreak of ticks, especially lone star ticks. Black-legged deer ticks have long been a problem and are known carriers of Lyme Disease. Lone Star ticks are also vectors of diseases such as Rocky Mountain [...]

May 8th, 2013|