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.

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