SSM Nurse Discusses Precautions to Take To Avoid Diseases Caused From Mosquito and Tick Bites

It is prime season for mosquito and tick bites which can cause diseases like Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Lyme disease, and West Nile Virus.

Robin Allen Nurse Practioner with SSM-Audrain says one of the best ways to avoid bites is through prevention.

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Allen says if you do a really good job of checking your clothing and getting the ticks off right away you have less of a chance of contracting those diseases.

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