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Lone star ticks could cause some people to develop an allergy to red meat after being bitten.

Ticks — and the diseases they carry — are on the rise in Ohio this season and will likely continue to increase.

Ticks can pose a threat to humans because they are vectors for disease. When you spend time outdoors, protect yourself from ticks to prevent disease.

There are a lot of unknowns with the invasive Asian longhorned tick. However, some evidence has suggested they could be a new threat to cattle producers.

Plan now to protect yourself against tickborne diseases, including Lyme disease, which has been found in ticks at high levels around Pennsylvania. 

Ohio State researchers expect elevated populations of ticks this summer. Learn more about the different types and the diseases they potentially carry.

Avoid ticks by taking precautions when spending time outdoors as the weather warms.

Learn more about the types of ticks found in Ohio, the types of diseases they cause and how you can protect yourself from tick bites.

Learn more about the lone star tick, which, in certain cases, in some people, can cause an allergy to red meat after being bitten.

Ohio Department of Agriculture announced July 31 that the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, has confirmed that an exotic tick, known as the Asian longhorned tick, has been found in Gallia County.