June 10, 2019  |  News  |  Insect Repellents

TICKS IN ALBERTA AND CANADA – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TICKS AND LYME DISEASE

TICKS IN ALBERTA AND CANADA – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TICKS AND LYME DISEASE

Tick season is in full force in Alberta and other parts of Canada and the USA. The highest concentration of ticks in Alberta is seen throughout spring and early summer, but the threat of Lyme disease will continue well into the autumn, when temperatures begin to drop. Ticks are known to live in forested areas in Canada, but they are also becoming more and more common in city parks and even backyards. Yuck!

However, this doesn’t mean you need to hibernate indoors all summer. There are important prevention steps you can take to prevent yourself from getting bitten by a tick, and it’s important to know what to do if you do get bitten.

Read the full article by Jennifer Fast on jennexplores.com here: https://www.jennexplores.com/outdoor-tips-advice/ticks-alberta-canada-lyme-disease/

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