Grant Funds Another Year of Tick Testing for Cape Residents

Apr 11, 2017

Credit UMass Amherst College of Natural Sciences

Spring is in full gear, and in addition to more daylight, warmer temperatures, and blooming plants, ticks are back on the prowl.

WCAI's Kathryn Eident talked with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Etymologist Larry Dapsis about a new grant that allows the public to send ticks to the lab to test for some of the viruses that can make humans sick.

Find out more about tick testing at