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Seasonal Tick Risks

The of contracting tick-borne disease from deer tick nymphs and adults varies by season. Although deer ticks are inactive in freezing temperatures, and well under the snow, they be seeking a host (an animal to feed on) in bare sunny spots in midwinter.

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