“Summer is just about here, and it is shaping up to be a buggy one when it comes to ticks and Lyme disease.
If you plan on golfing this summer or swimming at the beach or taking a walk through the woods, it’s not what you want to hear.
“Yes, this could be quite a bad tick year,” said Holly Tuten of the Illinois Natural History Survey. “We have several factors indicating that. We have factors indicating Lyme might be more prevalent in the tick population.””