Personal Protection  

Lyme disease is easily diagnosed and treatable in an overwhelming majority of cases. However, early symptoms can be mild and are often overlooked. For this reason, you should be aware of the symptoms and take action as soon as possible.

The risk of contracting a tick-borne disease can be reduced substantially by understanding the ecology and environmental needs of ticks. Although factors over which we have no control (weather, daily temperature, lenght of daylight, etc.) affect tick activity, there are a number of measures one can take to avoid coming into contact with ticks. Here are a few simple steps you can do to help protect yourself:

How To Remove A Tick

If you do get bitten by a tick, follow these steps to safely remove it.