Comments for: Health officials: Risk of disease from ticks heating up as days grow warmer

Posted May 01, 2013, at 3:50 p.m.

Ticks have emerged for the season, raising the risk of Lyme disease throughout the state, Maine public health officials said Wednesday. Maine recorded an all-time high of about 1,100 cases of the tick-borne disease in 2012, and the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention expects the number of cases …

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