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When you're out in the wilderness, you're also exposed to a variety of hazards, one of which is ticks. These small arachnids can carry dangerous diseases, so it's important to take steps to protect yourself while camping. What are ticks? Ticks are small, blood-sucking arachnids that are found throughout the world. They are most commonly found in wooded areas and long grass, where they attach themselves to animals and humans. Ticks can carry a variety of diseases, including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and tick-borne encephalitis. How to protect yourself from ticks while camping Wear protective clothing: Wearing long...

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Having an Emergency Assistance Form can save time and reduce stress.  This form allows you to have at your fingertips emergency contact information, medications listed, allergies you have, and insurance information. 

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