Cases of two tick-borne illnesses increase
Manlius (WSYR-TV) - Just as the State is scaling back a program to track ticks and the harmful diseases they carry, health officials say the cases of Lyme Disease are on the rise. Additionally, another tick-borne illness is being found more frequently and its symptoms may be more difficult to diagnose. Mike Juliano knows ticks could be around his family's camp at Green Lakes State Park, but he's not worried. "I'm not downplaying it," he said. "I know it's very serious, but you just have to be aware I guess." Read full story.