Humans aren’t the only creatures that like to enjoy picnics in the summertime. Ticks and mosquitoes are two types of bugs that turn humans into a snack. Tick and mosquito bites can be annoying, and they can also spread disease. The most common disease ticks spread is Lyme disease, and the most common disease mosquitoes spread in Lorain County is West Nile Virus.
Keep the summer buggin’ to a minimum by following these steps:
Reuben, a North Ridgeville resident, does what he can to stay active and healthy. He volunteers at multiple nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and residents rely on Reuben for company and camaraderie. “The stories that those people have to share with me and the look of gratitude in their eyes is great pay for me,” he explains.