Learn about blacklegged ticks (deer ticks) including their life cycle, feeding habits, habitat, and population control. Also includes information on American dog ticks, the vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Minnesota.
Preventing Tick-Transmitted Disease
Information about minimizing your risk of tick-transmitted diseases, protecting your pets, and removing ticks.
Tickborne Prevention Poster: Spray Before You Work or Play
West Nile Virus Prevention Poster: Spray Before You Work or Play
Tick-Transmitted Disease News
News releases, news articles, and public service announcements related to tick-transmitted diseases and Lyme disease.
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