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Project Lyme  Talk about ticks. Project Lyme is a global awareness organization dedicated to the prevention (and early diagnosis) of Lyme disease. #TalkAboutTicks

Summertime. Lazy long days outdoors...whether you're hiking or just skipping rocks and day dreaming, there's something wonderful about summer (except the ticks). And they're there. Might not see them but they're lurking in those tall grasses soooo what's to be done? Prevent them from biting! Use your tools, your DEET, and spray your clothes with permethrin. Most important step when you get back inside? Do that tick check. Thoroughly. Because Project Lyme cares.πŸ’šπŸ’š #lymedisease #lymediseaseawareness #summer17 #tickseason #lymewarrior

So, it's summertime and that means #camping! Here are a few tips to keep you safe. Did you know that, according to the Tick Encounter Resource Center "A URI study found that people wearing permethrin-treated sneakers and socks were 73.6 times less likely to have a tick bite than those wearing untreated footwear?" Wow, those numbers really speak for themselves. Ditch the sandals and camp like you know what you're doing! @projectlyme cares and wants you, your family and your pets to be safe out there.πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ‘πŸ’š

Shout out to @rollingstone for speaking up for #lymewarriors and for those that just want to enjoy summer and the great outdoors SAFELY! Know the drill when you're out and remember to do your daily tick check. Ticks mean business. πŸ’šπŸ’š

It's a complete drag feeling "like a smartphone stuck at a five percent charge" like @pgatour champion @jimmywalkerpga. Learn how to prevent tick bites on @projectlyme's website. #Lymedisease is on the rise. Be aware.πŸ’šπŸ’š

It's that time of year again, travel time! Except this year the ticks are everywhere. Time to be extra careful after that hike.
βœ”οΈPlace clothes into a dryer on high heat for 10 minutes. Kill those stinkin' ticks βœ”οΈJump in the shower, it may help wash off any little ticks that haven't attached yet.
βœ”οΈWhat's the drill? Oh yeah, a thorough tick check. Check your head, your hair, armpits, belly button, around and in your ears, between your legs, under arms and the back of your knees. Be informed about ticks and go to our website for more info! πŸ‘πŸ’šβ˜€οΈ

You know what's better than camp? Coming back home without tick bites! Just a reminder to make sure your kids are ready and prepared because summer=time outdoors and @projectlyme wants everyone to be have fun and be safe.πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ‘πŸ¦‹πŸž #talkaboutticks

It's almost that time again...CAMP TIME! So much fun for the kiddos BUT these days there's a lot more prep that needs to be done. Make sure their clothes are treated and that they're carrying extra bug spray. Teach the kids the ABC's of tick checks. Make sure they know the drill and why it's important. We want everyone to enjoy their summer. πŸ’šβ˜€οΈβ˜€οΈ#talkaboutticks

@projectlyme is honored to have @carrieperrytv as our Ambassador, spreading #lymediseaseawarness wherever she goes! This time, she had a chance to talk to @jmichaelsnews @weatherchannel about Lyme disease prevention! Getting the word out is so important!πŸ’šπŸ’š Thank you so much Carrie for all that you do!πŸ’šπŸ‘ THIS IS BIG!

We couldn't pass up the chance to share this beautiful Green Line Jasper and White Quartz bracelet created by @theonyxfeather. Not only is it gorgeous but @theonyxfeather donates $5 for each bracelet sold to @projectlyme. πŸ’šπŸ’š Thank you so much @theonyxfeather for your talent and your amazing support as we work on #lymedisease awareness and prevention. You're right...ticks show no mercy. πŸ’š

It's still May and that means we're still talkin' ticks and safety. With over 300,000 cases of Lyme disease reported every year, there are a lot of needs (better testing, more awareness, a vaccine) and only recently have we seen a nationwide conversation about #lymedisease and tick-borne diseases even as Lyme disease has become the most prolific zoonotic disease in the U.S. Thank you for your voices, for your commitment to telling your stories and to being heard.πŸ’šπŸ’š #talkaboutticks

It's getting to be that time again and since it's #lymediseaseawarenessmonth we thought it'd be a good time to remind you to get your kiddo's clothing and packs ready for outdoor living. Treat clothing (including shoes and socks) with permethrin or buy some t-shirts from @insectshield. You can even send in clothing to be treated, which is very cool. Check your/their list twice and don't forget their favorite bear. :) #talkaboutticks

Thinking of going hiking? Maybe just a long walk with the dog? Sure hope you're staying on path and avoiding those high grasses. You are, right? Great. Now, have you sprayed your shoes and socks with Permethrin? Use it. Really. Spray your picnic blanket too. We want everyone to enjoy the nice days AND BE SAFE! πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ‘

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