Ticks are more than a nuisance. Ticks cause Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and several other debilitating diseases. A tick bite can be disabling and may even cause long-term illness. With so much information about ticks out there, myths can easily be mistaken for facts.

In this infographic, we break down the 5 most common myths about ticks to bring you the truth that can help keep you and your family safe.

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