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GC Public Health offers steps to prevent tick bites
deer tick adult
Thousands of compounds in the deer ticks saliva allow it to feed undetected for many days. - photo by Scott Bauer photo/USDA
MONROE — As it gets warmer this month, Green County Public Health is reminding residents to protect themselves against ticks. Ticks are common in Wisconsin, and can spread diseases such as Lyme disease and more rarely Powassan virus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.