[CT Birds] TICKS
aerie.john at cox.net
Fri Jun 2 08:21:08 EDT 2017
I take all the precautions mentioned by Don, plus one additional step. As soon as I get home from the field, I throw all my clothes in the dryer and spin them at HIGH heat for 20 minutes. This is probably overkill, as 10 minutes is supposed to be sufficient. I once spent six weeks in the hospital with severe Lyme disease, so I prefer to err on the side of caution...
Here's a link about killing the nasty things with dry heat:
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