Dr. Leonard Bielory
While the groundhog wipes sleep from his eyes, Spring is a little behind.
Spring begins a week from tomorrow, which means allergy season is fast approaching.
Pollen counters are getting an early start at Dr. Leonard Bielory’s office in Springfield. “March 10 has usually been our regular. February 22, 23, and 24 are not the normal times,” he said.
Ragweed pollen has hit the air a few weeks earlier then usual. It’s a pattern that’s been developing over the past 20 years, says Dr. Leonard Bielory.
Battling allergies is a complicated fight, as one a local radio journalist knows about firsthand.