The ticks are out there. Our local news reported to expect more tick this year due to the mild winter. With that in mind, prevention is your best protection against tick bites.
According to MedLine Plus,
“to help protect yourself and your family, you should:
- Use a chemical repellent with DEET, permethrin or picaridin
- Wear light-colored protective clothing
- Tuck pant legs into socks
- Avoid tick-infested areas
Check yourself, your children and your pets daily for ticks. Ticks like to hide in body folds and waist band area.” [Read more…] about Tick Bites: When Should I Worry?