tips for Preventing tick bites

  • Wear protective clothing that covers all your skin and tuck in loose clothing.

  • Use repellent containing DEET or permethrin.

  • Perform daily tick checks.

  • Be aware ticks love tall grass, especially on the border of trees.

  • Ticks seasons are May-July and then October-November.

 Here's a diagram of common places ticks will likely be on your body. Feel for little bumps and look for small dark spots that may look like freckles.

Here's a diagram of common places ticks will likely be on your body. Feel for little bumps and look for small dark spots that may look like freckles.

 Blacklegged/Deer tick nymphs are typically the size of a poppy seed in diameter, while adults are roughly the size of a sesame seed.

Blacklegged/Deer tick nymphs are typically the size of a poppy seed in diameter, while adults are roughly the size of a sesame seed.

 Check yourself and your pets for ticks every time you come in from being outside. Ticks seasons are May-July and October-November.

Check yourself and your pets for ticks every time you come in from being outside. Ticks seasons are May-July and October-November.

 Here's a diagram of common places ticks will likely be on your dog. Feel for little bumps and look for small dark spots that may look like freckles.

Here's a diagram of common places ticks will likely be on your dog. Feel for little bumps and look for small dark spots that may look like freckles.