SHARON, MA — With the end of stay-at-home orders, and outdoor social gatherings being advised over indoor ones in the early stages of the state’s reopening, Sharon residents are advised to keep an eye out for ticks during those cookouts, hikes and time spent doing yardwork.
The Sharon Board of Health said diseases are most likely spread between late May and early autumn when the ticks are most active. However, according to the MA Department of Public
Health (DPH), “ticks can also be out any time winter temperatures are above freezing.”
Coming off a a warmer-than-usual winter, ticks are already