Tick Bite Prevention And Response
If you spend time in the outdoors in North America, you stand a good chance of having a tick attaching itself to your body and feeding on you. The result of this tick bite could be a serious disease such as Lyme Disease or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
In this program, EMT/Firefighter/Best-Selling Author Martin Lesperance stresses the importance of early treatment of tick bites and precautions for preventing them in the first place. It's important to note that throughout Canada and the U.S., areas that were once low risk for tick bites have become high risk, so everyone in North America can benefit from the information presented in this program. Topics include:
Various types of ticks and where they live
How ticks spread diseases
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Preventing tick bites