Ulster Way A 625 mile (1000km) circular walking route in Northern Ireland

Tick Bite Prevention Week!

Apr
13
2011

11th - 17th April 2011

If you take part in outdoor activities or simply enjoy being in the countryside, or parks and gardens where wildlife is present, you may be at risk from tick bites.

Ticks carry harmful infections that can be transmitted to humans. It is estimated that each year up to 3,000 people in the UK contract Lyme disease (Borreliosis) from a tick bite.

Tick Bite Prevention Week provides information to help prevent ticks from biting people and pets.

The Tick Bite Prevention Week website aims to provide information that you, your family, public organisations and groups can use to reduce the likelihood of being bitten.

For more information, click here.