Tick Talk: Tips for enjoying the outdoors safely

~Apply insect repellents containing DEET or Icaridin to exposed skin and clothes.

~Wear light colored long sleeved shirts and pants, closed shoes, and tuck pant legs into socks.

~Checking your whole body for ticks and, when possible, taking a bath or shower within two hours of coming indoors. This makes it easier to find ticks.


Enjoy the outdoors and protect yourself from ticks. Learn more at novascotia.ca/ticksafety/