With the recent tick population explosion in St. Lawrence County, medical experts recommend quickly seeing a doctor if you have been bitten by a tick, see a “bulls eye rash” or experience flu-like or arthritic-type symptoms. St. Lawrence County has a higher rate of Lyme disease than most of the country, according to Dr. Daniel Soule, an infectious disease specialist whose office is in Canton.

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