Spring is in full swing across much of North America, and while that means sunnier skies and more green, it also means that tiny tick nymphs are emerging from their eggs.
These ticks, which can easily pass for no more than a freckle on the skin, are notoriously difficult to detect, but are no less dangerous than their full-grown counterparts when it comes to spreading Lyme Disease, a serious and often debilitating bacterial infection.
Protect yourself and your family this spring – and all year – with these important tips:
Ticked Off! – A guest blog by Lyme disease survivor Janet L. DeCesare, complete with tips for avoiding infection.
Timely Tips About Ticks – Advice from the CDC on removing attached ticks.
Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know – Warning signs that you may have contracted Lyme disease.