Take the Tick Challenge!
First, Identify the ticks! Click each tick to "capture" it. Once you have all four, drag each one to the correct jar. Next, drag each tick to the notepad describing the illness each tick can cause.
Lone Star Tick
Is not known to carry disease in Maine
May carry Ehrichiosis
May carry Lyme disease, anaplasmosis and babesiosis
May carry Powassan
Remember — Prevention first!
Follow these 4 simple steps to help prevent Lyme disease:
1) Wear light-colored, protective clothing. 2) Use EPA approved repellant on skin or clothing.
3) Perform daily tick checks. 4) Use caution in tick infested areas.