Oregon doctor reports rise in tick, bug bite concerns

In the midst of peak mosquito and tick season, more patients are coming to urgent care with insect bite fears, according to a doctor with Kaiser Permanente.

PORTLAND, Oregon — A spike in people showing up with tick, mosquito and other insect bites in Portland urgent care this summer has one doctor working to calm Oregonians down. 

KGW spoke with Dr. Anne Toledo with Kaiser Permanente about strategies to steer clear of blood suckers and why, even if you’re bitten, you likely don’t need to worry. 

“Lots of people coming in with mosquito, tick, even bee problems,” she said. “What scares everyone the most,

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