Tick Awareness

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has a wealth of information on their website to help you avoid ticks, and what to do if you cannot. 

Click on the links for information on each topic.

  • Prevention of ticks in your yard, and bites to humans and pets. 
  • Removal of ticks if you or your pet is bitten.
  • Symptoms of tick-borne illness (Not intended as medical advice. See your doctor if you think you have symptoms of a tick-borne illness)
  • Identifying a tick you find. 
  • General information on tick-borne diseases found in the US.

If you have concerns about your health after a tick bite, seek medical help immediately. If your pet is bitten by a tick and exhibits symptoms of illness, see a veterinarian as soon as possible.