Preventing Tick Bites

Although the prospect of contracting Lyme disease or other tick-borne diseases is a concern to us all, there is no need to avoid the woods or outdoors. You can still enjoy a healthy outdoor lifestyle as long as you know how to properly take preventative measures against these diseases.

The following personal prevention and property protection techniques will significantly reduce the risk of becoming infected with tick-borne disorders.

Here is a web site which features many species of exotic tick. This web site is courtesy of the Armed Forces Pest Mangmt Board. Yes, the Department of Defense is very interested in the various vectors (ticks, flies etc) that our men and women may encounter overseas.
Under "animals," just click on all ticks and you will see 15 pages of hard and soft ticks

Black-Legged Ticks
Lone Star Ticks



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