Prevent against tick bites while enjoying the warm weather
Ticks are found in and near wooded areas, tall grass and brush. Infected ticks can transmit diseases including ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia and Lyme disease through their bites.
Click on the images below for more information about:
- How to prevent tick bites on humans and pets
- How to remove ticks
- Symptoms of tickborne diseases
- Tickborne diseases in the U.S.
Download a tick bite prevention card
The Cook County Department of Public Health and Forest Preserves of Cook County want you to have fun and stay safe while outdoors.
Click to download our Tick Bite Prevention Card
Download a tick bite prevention flyer
Prevent tick bites while enjoying the weather. Read and share this flyer about how to avoid and identify tick bites, and how to remove a tick if you find one.
Click to download our Tick Bite Prevention Flyer
Updated May 13, 2022, 4:57 PM