Now, there is an important new way to help keep you and your children protected from biting ticks while enjoying outdoor adventures. Always wear clothing that is pre-treated with an effective tick repellent, it makes tick-bite prevention easy. And for peace of mind while kids are away at summer camp, why not make all of their clothes treated clothes. The protection is odorless, invisible and lasts through 70 washings.
University of Rhode Island professor, tick expert, and researcher on the subject of diseases carried by ticks and other biting insects Thomas N. Mather's letter to camp directors builds case for tick repellent clothing.
Whether you or your family are on a hike, in the backyard woods, or your children are off at camp, a preventive measure as easy as getting dressed in the morning grants peace of mind and a tick-borne disease free season. Read message from URI Tick Guy
The insect protection provided by this clothing will last much longer than just through summer camp—the repellency lasts through 70 washes - so children can be protected at camp, in the backwoods, and after they return to their backyards at home.
These videos demonstrate the effectiveness of clothing-only repellents containing permethrin, and also how to apply these repellents correctly.
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