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Local Health News Tick-killing robot called TickBot tested in Brewster

Tick-killing robot called TickBot tested in Brewster

Bloodsucking parasites beware, the TickBot is in town. Researchers tested a tick-killing robot at Nickerson State Park in Brewster Tuesday and demonstrated it at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Service. It resembles a remote-control car and moves like a Zamboni through tick habitat. The TickBot drags a cloth treated with the pesticide permethrin along a […]

5/13/15 at 4:18 pm     2126      ,     Cape Cod Times
Staff in the Community Rabies Vaccine Bait Distribution set to Start April 20

Rabies Vaccine Bait Distribution set to Start April 20

Spring rabies vaccine bait distribution is set to start on April 20. For approximately four weeks, bait will be distributed across seven Cape towns: Sandwich, Mashpee, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Dennis, Brewster and Harwich. The vaccine distribution, a partnership between the Cape Cod Rabies Task Force, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the US Department of Agriculture/Wildlife […]

4/14/15 at 1:34 pm     1530      , , , , , , ,     Cape Cod Today