Tag: Tick Safety

How much do you know about ticks?

There are 40+ species of ticks in Canada Lyme Disease is the main tick borne disease of concern in Canada When coming in from outside, you should always check yourself, children and pets for ticks Learn more here:https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/lyme-pamphlet.html

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Lyme Disease

The best way to prevent Lyme Disease is to avoid being bitten by a tick. These ticks are generally found near grassy and wooded areas with trees, shrubs and piles of leaves. Use these tips when heading outside in an area where ticks can be found:• Use bug spray with DEET or icaridin• Wear close-toe … Continue reading Lyme Disease

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