Backyard danger: Lyme disease case helps catch 2 more in Rockford

ROCKFORD, Mich. (WOOD) — Parents in a Rockford neighborhood were surprised to learn that three children were recently diagnosed with Lyme disease.

These parents wanted to share their story to get Lyme on the radar of other parents and pediatricians in the area, and because the parents of the first child diagnosed shared their story, the other two were able to ask doctors the right questions.

There’s a new routine at the Zoladz household: Before play time, it’s spray time.

“I wasn’t putting bug spray on my kids every day they would play in their backyard; I’ll be honest. I

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