Tickborne Disease Videos
Minimizing the risk of tickborne disease starts with education. Learn more about blacklegged ticks - the variety that spreads Lyme disease - with the videos below.
- How to Watch Out for Ticks
Watch this 1-minute video that shows you how to tell ticks apart. There are more kinds of ticks in Minnesota than you may know, but only a few can make you sick.
- How Blacklegged Ticks (Deer Ticks) Live
Watch this 1.5-minute video showing you where blacklegged ticks (aka deer ticks) live and how they move and eat.
- How to Prevent Tick Bites
Watch this 1.5-minute video showing you how to prevent tick bites and the diseases ticks spread. Keeping ticks from biting you is the best way to prevent the spread of illnesses their bites can cause.
- How to Remove a Tick
Watch this 1-minute video that shows you how to quickly remove a tick.
- 5 Steps to Fewer Tick Bites Around Home
This 1 ½ minute video shows you how to reduce the risk of ticks bites around your home and cabin. These tips can help you protect yourself and your family from ticks and the diseases they may carry.
- 5 Steps to Fewer Ticks Bites at Your Park
This 1-minute video shows park directors and land managers how they can prevent tick bites in a park setting. Fewer tick bites will help keep staff and visitors happy and healthy.
- How to Choose and Use Bug Spray
This 2-minute video shows you how to choose and use a safe and effective bug spray that will protect you from ticks and mosquitoes and the diseases they may carry.
- Remove a tick in 3 steps
This 1-minute video shows you how to safely and quickly remove a tick.
- Public Health at Work: In Search of Ticks
Watch this video to learn more about why we collect ticks in Minnesota and how we do it.