Town Square

Post a New Topic

Today: Lyme disease program in Woodside

Original post made on Jul 30, 2009

Lyme disease, the bacterial infection spread through the bites of ticks, can be a big problem for residents and visitors of the woody areas of San Mateo County. A presentation on the disease is set for the evening of Thursday, July 30, in Woodside.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 5:20 PM

Comments (1)

Posted by Earle Jones, a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:31 pm

Can Lyme disease be carried by wood ticks? Or is it only the deer ticks we need to worry about? At the Año Nuevo State Reserve (on the coast north of Santa Cruz) we see wood ticks very frequently -- but almost never deer ticks.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 1,313 views

Background and Ideas for the Comp Plan
By Steve Levy | 21 comments | 1,240 views

When Grandparents Visit
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 963 views

The State’s Proposed “Rainy Day” Fund Threatens Local School Districts’ Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order
By Erin Glanville | 3 comments | 379 views

Aging and Training
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 207 views