Pa. in Peak Season for Number of Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease
Published:10 Nov.2020    Source:Penn State

While most Lyme disease cases are confirmed in the summer, October and November are when the number of adult ticks carrying Lyme disease is highest and they are most active, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection.


“The adult ticks are emerging now and they are here to do two things – find a blood meal and a mate,” said Christian Boyer, DEP’s tick specialist.