Be wary of ticks, mosquitoes

Summer's arrival brings folks outdoors, and potentially exposed to ticks, mosquitoes and other rabid wildlife. A few safety measures are shared.

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Lifestyle

June 15, 2021 - 9:45 AM

Sunshine and warmer weather entices us all to get outdoors more. In turn, this puts us at risk of contracting insect- and animal-borne diseases.

The American Dog Tick, Lonestar Tick and Deer Tick are prevalent in Kansas and can transmit serious and potentially fatal diseases. 

Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and the Bourbon virus are common here. 

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