Tick Prevention and Management

Given their capacity to carry Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tick prevention is a must if you're spending time in wooded areas. Here are 10 tips we recommend.



tick prevention
The tick prevention strategies you use to survive tick season should encompass more than chemical insecticides.
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Tick on finger
An unattached tick can easily be removed with a lint roller or any type of sticky tape.
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U.S. Map
Historically, Lyme disease has had a stronghold in the North Atlantic states, but it’s appearing in new areas.
SOURCE: CDC; AMERICAN LYME DISEASE FOUNDATION
Bull's-eye rash
A “bull’s-eye” rash is a classic indicator of Lyme disease.
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