(New City, NY) -- The longhorned tick is discovered in Rockland County.
The new type of tick had previously been discovered in Westchester County and New York City. The tick is not native to the U.S. and is commonly found in Australia, New Zealand, and eastern Asia. Rockland officials are urging people to put on bug spray and wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts when spending time in wooded areas.
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