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Enjoy the outdoors but 'be tick aware'

Key tick awareness messages


  • 'be tick aware' and remember that you could be exposed to ticks whenever you spend time outdoors, including when in your garden or the local park.
  • ticks mainly attach to animals but sometimes they may bite you or your family


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04 Jun 2019

Public Health Gateshead
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