Last week we wrote about the potential for a particularly large outbreak of black-legged ticks and the related incidence of Lyme’s disease. The Hudson Valley is poised for the worst tick season in decades this year. Today, we will focus on tips to prevent tick bites.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), basic steps can be taken to reduce the chance of tick bites.
With these simple procedures, you should be able to enjoy a fun, safe spring and summer. Next week we’ll discuss signs of tick bites and, if bitten, what type of treatment you should seek.