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PORTLAND (WGME) – The University of Maine Tick Lab is reporting an increase in the amount of ticks sent for testing this spring. University of Maine researchers say the increase in tick specimen submissions is likely due to COVID-19 measures: people staying at home are going outside more often, but it’s what people aren’t doing that worries scientists. Gov. Mills extends stay-at-home, lays out plan to reopen Maine's economy.PORTLAND (WGME) – The University of Maine Tick Lab is reporting an increase in the amount of ticks sent for testing this spring. University of Maine researchers say the increase in tick specimen submissions is likely due to COVID-19 measures: people staying at home are going outside more often, but it’s what people aren’t doing that worries scientists. Gov. Mills extends stay-at-home, lays out plan to reopen Maine's economy.

University of Maine lab seeing more ticks so far this season | WGME

University of Maine lab seeing more ticks so far this season

“May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. With more people spending time outdoors due to COVID-19, I urge everyone to take precautions to protect against tick-borne diseases. The Tick Act, a new law I wrote, will help by providing $150 million to fight ticks. https://t.co/TKmzv1nEdR”

Sen. Susan Collins on Twitter: "May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. With more people spending time outdoors due to COVID-19, I urge everyone to take precautions to protect against tick-borne diseases. The Tick Act, a new law I wrote, will help by providing $150 million to fight ticks. https://t.co/TKmzv1nEdR"

“Just a reminder to PLEASE DO DAILY TICK CHECKS if you are spending time outside because you don’t want a tick-borne disease right now and also spring nymph ticks are everywhere and teensy and you won’t notice them without checking for them. #Lyme #Lymedisease”

Melinda Wenner Moyer on Twitter: "Just a reminder to PLEASE DO DAILY TICK CHECKS if you are spending time outside because you don’t want a tick-borne disease right now and also spring nymph ticks are everywhere and teensy and you won’t notice them without checking for them. #Lyme #Lymedisease"

“Everyone keeps talking about hiking these days, but the last thing I need right now is to be worried about coronavirus AND lyme ticks #QuarantineLife”

Gloria Fallon on Twitter: "Everyone keeps talking about hiking these days, but the last thing I need right now is to be worried about coronavirus AND lyme ticks #QuarantineLife"

“PSA: I know it’s nice out BUT remember lyme is a serious problem, especially this time of year, especially around here. Learn to protect yourself from ticks and do tick checks! And know if you are sitting around in grass you’re in tick territory! (Photo from Wyman Park in Bmore.)”

Mark Gunnery on Twitter: "PSA: I know it’s nice out BUT remember lyme is a serious problem, especially this time of year, especially around here. Learn to protect yourself from ticks and do tick checks! And know if you are sitting around in grass you’re in tick territory! (Photo from Wyman Park in Bmore.)… https://t.co/apuhRHLadC"