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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.

Learn more about an allergic syndrome that a producer can develop after getting bitten by a fairly new (to the Midwest) tick invader —the Lone Star tick.

Asian longhorned tick hosts currently identified in the U.S. include cattle, horses, sheep, goats, white-tailed deer, opossums, raccoons, and dogs.

Tests by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, have confirmed the presence of Asian, or longhorn tick in Pennsylvania.

The incidence of tickborne infections in the United States has risen significantly within the past decade.