Lyme Disease

Tips for Prevention
You can help prevent this debilitating disease by following a few simple rules.
  • Keep your lawn cut short, ticks like long vegetation.
  • Make sure to check your scalp! Also check pets thoroughly when they return inside and consider applying a tick repellent to product your dog or cat.
  • Most importantly, check yourself and your children after being outside. Be thorough; ticks are often found in areas where clothes come in close contact with the skin, such as waistbands.
  • Wear long pants and long sleeves and light colored clothes if you are out in a wooded area. Ticks are easier to spot on light colored clothes.

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