Tick season is upon us in northwest Ohio and northeast Indiana. In fact, I have spoken to several people who have found more ticks already this year than in years past.
I have found countless ticks on people in my volunteer work as the health officer at a Boy Scout camp. The most common tick that I have seen in this geographic area over the past 30 years is the American dog tick, also called the wood tick. This tick is brown with white markings on its back, measuring about a quarter-inch to a...Read More » »