Home Health Township Issues Tick Prevention Information

Township Issues Tick Prevention Information


Evesham Township is highlighting the importance of watching out for ticks as the warm weather approaches. The Township provided resources for residents to learn about Lyme and tick borne diseases, protecting yourself from getting a tick, and resources on how to properly remove a tick. For more information, please visit the below links.

Lyme and Tick Borne Disease Information:
NJ Department of Health, flyer on Tick Borne diseases –
NJ Department of Health, FAQ on Lyme disease – http://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/faq/lyme_faq.pdf

Avoid getting at tick in the first place:
Center for Disease Control, Preventing Tick Bites – https://www.cdc.gov/ticks/avoid/on_people.html
Burlington County Health Department, Preventing Diseases Caused by Ticks – http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1019
Monmouth County Cooperative Extension, Common Tick species in NJ – http://www.co.monmouth.nj.us/…/…/Common%20Tick%20Species.pdf

How to remove a tick:
Center for Disease Control, How to remove a tick – https://www.cdc.gov/ticks/removing_a_tick.html
American Kennel Club, how to remove a tick from your dog – http://www.akc.org/…/…/articles/how-to-remove-tick-from-dog/