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What’s Up, Doc Episode 46: Tick borne illness in kids

The warm summer weather always means more time outside. But combined that with a moist spring, higher deer population, hot temperatures, all bringing a higher risk of contracting tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease. In this episode, Dr. Bob Tiballi, adult and pediatric infectious disease physician at Mercyhealth explains the dangers of seen and unseen tick bites on children and offers tips to stay safe while enjoying the outdoors.

{Originally aired at WROK TV in Rockford on September 3, 2020.}

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