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Tick Season is Upon Us!

Tick Season is Upon Us!

Spring is in full swing across much of North America, and while that means sunnier skies and more green, it also means that tiny tick nymphs are emerging from their eggs.

These ticks, which can easily pass for no more than a freckle on the skin, are notoriously difficult to detect, but are no less dangerous than their full-grown counterparts when it comes to spreading Lyme Disease, a serious and often debilitating bacterial infection.

Protect yourself and your family this spring – and all year – with these important tips:

Ticked Off! – A guest blog by Lyme disease survivor Janet L. DeCesare, complete with tips for avoiding infection.

Timely Tips About Ticks – Advice from the CDC on removing attached ticks.

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know – Warning signs that you may have contracted Lyme disease.

1 comment

1 judy davis { 04.27.13 at 10:12 pm }

We protect ourselves by spraying or wiping on Avon’s Skin So Soft bath oil before going into wooded areas or beach areas. No fail protection against ticks and fleas for dogs also.

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