Winnie’s Words of Wellness – Tick Check

With it being warmer outside, be sure to check yourself for ticks after spending time outdoors! Each year, there are 30,000 cases of Lyme disease reported. Here are some tips to avoid exposure to Lyme disease: avoid areas where ticks are (tall grasses), cover your body when outside, wear light colored clothing, and check yourself for ticks once inside.  Don’t forget to check your pets too!