Norwalk Tick Control / Powassan Virus

Grassy Meadows
Norwalk, CT

WTNH New Haven, CT
 Protect your family and pets!

Some ticks are carrying a potentially deadly disease, Powassan virus, which is becoming increasingly more common in Connecticut. "Fortunately it's a very rare disease," said Philip Armstrong, a research scientist for the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. "There are only about 10 cases that are reported nationally." Armstrong says the virus has been found in ticks in Bridgeport and North Branford. "It's definitely becoming a regional issue," said Armstrong. "There have been human cases in neighboring states of New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, up into New Hampshire and Maine." There have been no reported cases in our state, but experts say you still need to be vigilant. Possible symptoms of the virus include: seizures, fever, headache, vomiting, confusion, speech difficulties, loss of coordination. Those symptoms are similar to another tick-borne illness, Lyme disease. Trumbull's Mark Hopwood has been living with that sickness ever since he first contracted it from a tick seven years ago. He's also a parent and says those with children need to be especially mindful of the Powassan virus. Hopwood recommends people check their kids for ticks daily, spray them with bug spray, and have them wear long pants.

Grassy Meadows is the best choice for all of your lawn care, shrub care, and tick control needs. Our Norwalk Lawn Care services will leave your grass lush and green, while our Norwalk Tick Control will keep your family and pets safe. Finally, our Norwalk Shrub Care will keep your shrubs and flowering trees looking their best.

Grassy Meadows Lawn Care and Tick Control, Corp. Norwalk, CT is a Lawn, Shrub,Tick and Mosquito Application, Fertilizing, Disease Treatments, and Weed Spraying Business, Servicing DarienNew CanaanNorwalkWestportWiltonWestonFairfieldEastonTrumbullMonroeShelton, and Stratford. B-2425, S-4320 3A,7F