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.
 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.

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