Posts Tagged ‘Ticks’

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Keeping vigilant about ticks

Warming temperatures remind us ticks are out and biting. Here are some precautions you can take to have a tick-free summer.

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Dealing with biting insects

I don’t know any outdoors person who professes a deep and abiding love of biting insects. Here’s a quick rundown how to deal with the worst:

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Winter ticks threaten moose

Why winter ticks are among the greatest threats to Ontario’s moose.

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Tick season returns

With temperatures rising, the province is encouraging everyone to take precautions to prevent tick bites and reduce the risk of Lyme disease.

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Lyme disease prevention gets easier

Pharmacists can now prescribe prophylaxis to prevent Lyme disease, making it easier to get immediate treatment for tick bites.

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April 2023 digital issue available

OOD’s April 2023 enhanced digital issue is now available. Read yours today for the latest hunting, fishing, and outdoors content.

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Outdoor gift guide 2022

OOD thought you might like these hunting, fishing, and outdoors-related gift ideas for your favourite people.

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Tick surveillance suspended

Toronto Public Health’s (TPH) black-legged tick collection program was put on hold in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19.

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Tick submissions no longer accepted

Local health units are no longer accepting black-legged ticks from the public after a decision by the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory (NML)’s to stop testing them as of Sept. 20.