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Hometown Stories

May 24, 2023

The little critters are small but mighty.
And a dedicated team at Virginia's Department of Health is intent of tracking not only the prevalence of certain types of ticks - but the diseases that they carry. Dr. David Gaines, a public health entomologist, and Joshua Bertalik - a vector-borne disease epidemiologist, joined us for a discussion on all things tick. Together we help you identify ticks, prevent them and if you need to - properly remove them.

They say grandpa's way may not be the most effective.