Increasing your knowledge about ticks and tick encounters will make you better prepared to protect yourself and others.
This video show's how well Permethrin treated clothing repels and kills ticks.
This video demonstrates how to apply Permethrin to your clothing using the soaking method.
This video demonstrates how to apply Permethrin to your clothing with the spray method.
which may cause infected blood and fluid from the tick to splatter onto the skin (and possibly into the hole the tick has made). If the tick does rip, be sure to use antiseptic wipes around the tick-bite site. Click image to watch the animation
So, you've found a tick biting and you want to get it off. To have the best chance of preventing disease transmission, it is important to remove the tick RIGHT AWAY ..... and, to do it SAFELY. It is best to use a pointy tweezer so you can grab the tick as close to the skin as possible. The animation will show what is likely to happen if you use a pointy tick removal tweezer and proper technique. Remember, it is always best to disinfect the area before starting and again, after removing the tick.