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One of the Worst Tick Seasons Yet


Experts report this as one of the worst seasons for ticks yet…and urge to take precaution against the spread of tick borne diseases. The MDH estimates one third of adult deer ticks are infected with the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. Check for ticks, use repellants, and consult a doctor when bitten. Here’s a video how to remove a tick in three easy steps!

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More Information

  • Ticks
    To better understand how you can best protect yourself from tick bites, learn more about tick identification, life cycle, and habitat.
  • Tickborne Disease Materials
    Downloadable and printable tick ID cards, brochures, and slide show (with all of our main talking points included in the notes section).
  • CDC: Ticks
    Information about ticks and how to avoid ticks on people, on pets, and in the yard, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.