Ticks And Lyme Disease In Pennsylvania


Let’s uncover what ticks and lyme disease are and ways to remove ticks!

The Danger

A hidden danger lurking in the tall grasses and wooded areas!

Lyme disease

it is a bacterial infection that is caused by the bite of an infected deer tick

Lyme Disease

Even though it's often associated with outdoor activities like hiking and camping, you can still contract Lyme Disease in your own backyard!


bull's-eye rash, fatigue, fever, headache, and muscle and joint aches


antibiotics is key to preventing long-term complications


Make sure to wear protective clothing and use bug spray when venturing into wooded or grassy areas

What Attracts Ticks To Your Home And Yard? One key factor is humidity - ticks thrive in moist environments, so high humidity levels can make your yard a prime spot for them


Attracts ticks?

Tall grasses, leaf litter, and wooded areas provide ideal habitats for ticks to live and breed

Methods For Tick Removal

Using fine-tipped tweezers, grasp the tick as close to your skin as possible and pull it out slowly and steadily

Methods For Tick Removal Avoid twisting or jerking the tick, which can cause the mouthpart to remain embedded in your skin. Once the tick is removed, clean the bite area with soap and water or rubbing alcohol


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