Radio stations highlight UMaine Tick Lab testing

WBJQ-FM (97.9 in Portland), WBLM-FM (102.9 in Portland), WOKQ-FM (97.5 in Dover, New Hamphsire) WCYY-FM (94.3 in Portland) and WSHK-FM (102.1 and 105.3 in Dover, New Hampshire) highlighted the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tick Lab testing service, encouraging Mainers to “take the guesswork out of tick bites” by sending in their samples. For $15, the Tick Lab will test for Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, Borrelia miyamotoi disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis and tularemia. Results are usually available after three days. To learn more about submitting a tick for testing, visit the Tick Lab website.