The Block Island Times

Tick Checks, Bug Spray and Antibiotics: Summer in the Age of Lyme

Jul 15, 2013

Lyme disease: it seems like an epidemic this year, especially on Block Island, according to a blog in the New York Times, written by a Block Island summer resident.

In the article, Liz Dyer, the nurse practitioner at the island’s medical center, said that up to five people a day are coming in with bull’s-eye rashes, the telltale rash that can appear after a tick bite.

Read the full story here.

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