Stephen Rich, University of Massachusetts at Amherst (image) University of Massachusetts at Amherst Share Print E-Mail Caption A new grant from Centers for Disease Control to the Massachusetts public health department will subsidize the cost of tick testing for state residents at a UMass Amherst's lab. Years of statewide surveillance through its tick testing program have given public health officials a better picture of the tick-borne disease situation in the state. Credit UMass Amherst Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.