Be aware blood-suckers
Blood-sucking bugs: Be aware of the risks
September 7, 2023
By UNMC, Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, Omaha
Some of them are difficult to detect, some might have fed and left the host undetected, so the only evidence of a tick bite may be a resulting rash or illness. But be aware that anyone spending time out of doors is likely to encounter ticks at some point.
Jody Green, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension educator-entomologist, said reports of ticks discovered in the region are on the increase, which means the public is becoming more aware of the dangers posed by these disease carrying vectors.
“People are brin...