Tick surveillance in Canada: Infographic 2020

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Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada

Date published: Feb 2023

Pub.: 220777

Highlights from the 2020 report on blacklegged and western blacklegged ticks

The risk from tick bites

Type of tick surveillance used

Passive and active surveillance methods were used to collect data on ticks in Canada.

Passive surveillance:

Active surveillance:

Findings from passive surveillance

Seasonality of ticks

Findings from active surveillance

How to prevent and protect from tick bites

To protect yourself from tick exposure, you can:

To reduce your environmental risk:

To protect your pets:

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