Have You Been Bitten By a Tick?

Have you been bitten by a Tick recently?

Follow these steps to find out more about the tick –

  • Take a photograph of the tick with your phone.
  • Email the picture to tickencounter.org.

They will respond in 24 hours with this –

  • Tick identification
  • Estimated attachment time
  • The chance for disease transmission
  • How to further test the tick for Lyme or other organisms (cost $50)

While you are waiting for a response, put the tick in a sealed or Ziploc bag and store it where you won’t lose it.


Once you have the results, please feel free to call me, Dr. Alice Bell,   203-814-1455,  to see what your next steps should be.

In the meantime if you have any questions, you can email me because early detection is imperative.   drbell@blueheronhealthct.com