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Why Tick Checks For You & Your Pets Are More Important Than Ever

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On This Green Earth, we hear from Nate Brooks, the Environmental Health Director for Summit County.

Brooks comes on to talk about ticks; dog, deer and otherwise. 

For several reasons it seems the number and distribution of ticks has increased throughout the county. 

We discuss the reasons for this increase, the different types of ticks, what diseases they potentially carry, and what can be done to reduce your exposure to them.   

Co-host of KPCW's This Green Earth.
Claire is the Producer of This Green Earth and a volunteer DJ on Tuesday's 10am- 3pm