Tips on precautions for avoiding tick bites
Tips on tick precautions:
— Avoid wooded or weedy areas on trails.
— Wear light-colored clothing to make it easier to spot ticks.
— Tuck pants into sock tops or boots.
— Wear repellants.
— Adults should check themselves and children and pets for ticks frequently after activities in risk areas.
— Remove ticks promptly with tweezers, as close to tick's head as possible while using steady pressure to make sure entire tick removed.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal