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Control of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Other Tickborne Diseases Through Integrated Pest Management (National Environmental Health Association) – free online CDC environmental health training course available through NEHA for continuing education credit for environmental health practitioners and students

Diseases – information about causes, treatment, and prevention

DEET, Showers, and Tick Checks Can Stop Ticks – general information on ticks and personal protection

Lyme Disease Tool Kit – CDC communications tool kit to help state and local health departments prevent Lyme disease

Ticks – information about tick biology, disease transmission, prevention, and control

Links to information from outside CDC

Background Information on the Biology of Ticks (University of California Davis) – information on the biology of hard and soft ticks

Just the Facts: Tick Control Around the Home [PDF - 216 KB] (U.S. Army) – fact sheet on controlling ticks around home

Prevention and Control: Common Ticks (Illinois Department of Public Health) – information on tick description and identification

Taking Care of Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet (Environmental Protection Agency) – safety tips for pet owners, advice for reporting incidents, and flea and tick control tips

Tickborne Diseases (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) – information on tickborne diseases

Ticks (University of Florida IFAS Extension) – background information on tick biology, importance, and control

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