Category Archives: Ticks

First Aid for Tick Bites

Tick bites are typically painless and result in minor symptoms. These include redness, soreness and swelling on the skin. However, some ticks carry bacteria that results in illnesses like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. These ticks typically need to be attached to a person for more than 36 hours for these conditions to […]

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Protecting Yourself During New England’s Tick Season

Portions of the United States are getting back into tick season as the weather begins to cool off from the hot summer months. With this in mind, it’s important for you to take the proper precautions so you can protect yourself, your children and your pets from potential exposure to ticks and the health risks […]

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