Tick season is here, and it’s time to learn how to stop the suckers

Washington Post on Jul 22, 2016

Tick season is here, and it’s time to learn how to stop the suckers

Tuck your pants into your socks to keep ticks off you, particularly in wooded areas; it’s not very fashion-forward, but it works. Thomas Mather, director of the University of Rhode Island’s Center for Vector-Borne Disease, recommends that people spray or treat their shoes with a repellant.