Just a friendly reminder as the weather gets warmer to take precautions to avoid ticks when you visit parks and trails.
Here are some tips:
- Wear light colored clothing, long sleeves and pants, tuck pants into socks
- Stay clear of wooded and brushy areas with high grass and leaf litter
- Stay in the middle of trails
- Check yourself thoroughly for ticks when you return home
For more information on how to protect yourself against ticks, click here
To learn how to protect your pets from ticks, click here