TICKS

Once a tick latches onto skin, where does it often move to?
The warm, moist armpits and groin.
Once a tick latches onton skin, what does it feed on?
Blood
Once a tick latches on to the skin, does it pass on any diseases?
YES
To prevent any tick bites, what should you do?
Keep your arms, legs, and head covered when outdoors.
Besides keeping you arms, legs, and head covered…inorder to prevent tick bites, what else should you do?
Use tick repellant with DEET.
When should you check for ticks?
After spending time in grassy or wooded areas.
In the U.S. which 2 types of ticks carry Lyme Disease?

Western black-legged tick 

Deer tick

Infected ticks usually don’t spread the disease until they’ve been attached for at least ____ hours.
36
True or False: Fleas bite pets AND humans.
True
True or False: Some people are very sensitive to flea bites.
TRUE
Scratching flea bites can cause a _____ or _______.
wound , infection
When a bee stings, it loses the ________ and dies.
stinger
During a attack, the fire ant latches onton the skin with its ______ then stings from its _______.
jaw , abdomen
True or False: Chiggers never fall off the skin once they bite.
FALSE
When a chigger falls off the skin, it leaves itchy _____ ______.
red , welts
Chiggers are tiny mites found in tall ______ or ______.
grass , weed
What do chiggers feed on once attached to the skin?
skin cells
True or False: Chigger bites are very painful.
FALSE
True or False: Chigger bites leave lesions that are very itchy.
TRUE
Scabies mites are spread through ______ to _____ contact w/ an infected person.
skin to skin
True or False: Someone can get Scabies mites by sharing towels, bed linens, and other objects.
TRUE
Scabies bites cause intense _____ and skin sores.
itching
True or False: Scabies will appear immediatley after they bite.
False
When infected with scabies, you’ll need _______ lotion or pills to get rid of scabies.
prescription
True or False: When infected with Scabies, you should wash all clothes, towels, and bedding in hot water.
TRUE