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Tick Collection 

There’s a new effort to keep track of ticks in northern and western Maine.The Maine Medical Center Research Institute has teamed up with the Maine Center for Disease Control to track the spread of ticks, they’d like your help.Deer ticks can cause Lyme Disease in humans.Health officials say lyme cases are on the rise and occur in every county in the state.To submit ticks for identification capture it in a small, water-tight and crush proof bottle with rubbing alcohol and send to.Vector-borne Disease LaboratoryMaine Medical Center Research Institute75 John Roberts Road Suite 9BSouth Portland, ME 04106For more information go to their website www.mmcri.org/lyme