The Illinois Department of Health says warm weather means the onset of West Nile Virus, carried by mosquitoes, and a slew of insect-related diseases, carried by ticks.
Health experts are warning that the warmer weather coming this spring brings ticks and the very real danger of Lyme disease.
Health officials in Lake County are warning residents about a tiny insect creating a big health scare.
Tick-born illnesses have been on the rise in McHenry County for the past few years – and officials there are asking people to at least do one simple thing: take a shower.
The Indiana State Department of Health is warning residents of the Ogden Dunes community along Lake Michigan to take precautions in avoiding a surge in Lyme disease.