Information about tick bite risks and prevention

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Each year a small number of people are affected by infections caught outdoors. Ticks in Scotland can carry the germ that causes Lyme disease. The following links provide information to help keep you safe when enjoying the outdoors:

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Lyme-disease/Pages/Introduction.aspx

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/463701/LymeDisease_SignsAndSymptoms.pdf

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/552740/Ticksandyourhealthinfoabouttickbites.pdf

https://www.nhsinform.scot/healthy-living/outdoor-health/bugs-and-germs/avoiding-bugs-and-germs-outdoors

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