Ticks and Lyme Disease

Protect You and Your Pets

  • Wear light coloured clothes to spot ticks
  • Use insect repellents that contains DEET or Icaridin (always follow the instructions)
  • Daily full body checks on yourself and pets after coming in from the outdoors
  • Cut your grass and dispose of leaf litter
  • Outdoor workers should shower or bath within two hours of being in forested or long grass areas

Where blacklegged ticks live (Ontario)

More about Lyme Disease (Health Canada)


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