|National Park Service
US Department of the Interior
|Office of Public Health||1201 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
|Office of Public Health - Tick Warning|
Ticks Occur In This Area
Ticks feed on blood and will bite humans. The bites can be irritating and sometimes transmit diseases including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted fever and Tularemia.
TO AVOID TICK BITES:
IF YOU SHOULD BECOME ILL OR EXPERIENCE A RASH WITHIN TWO-THREE WEEKS OF YOUR VISIT TO A TICK INFESTED AREA, SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION. TELL YOUR PHYSICAN THAT YOU RECENTLY HAVE BEEN IN A TICK INFESTED AREA.
If you have any questions, please contact your nearest Regional Point of Contact, park sanitarian or call WASO Public Health for more information.
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