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Health Promotion

Bugs, Spiders, Poison, OH MY!! 

Summer is a time for picnics, hiking, and time outside.  So be prepared this summer and read the tips below for how to stay safe outside. 

 

 

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How to Correctly remove a tick—

  • Use fine-tipped tweezers to grasp the tick and close to hte skin's surface as possible
  • Pull upward with steady and even pressure
  • Don't twist or jerk the tick from the skin (this can cause the mouth to break off inside the skin)
  • Remove any remaining parts from skin with tweezers
  • After removing the tick, thoroughly clean the bite area with rubbing alcohol or soap & water.

 

 

 

For more information check out our peay journal Summer addition

 

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