Be Aware of Ticks when Heading out for Walks and Hikes

Natasha says be aware of ticks outside

While COVID-19 is the health risk that’s top of mind right now, it’s important to remember to take precautions against other health dangers as well. Between the warmer weather and the desire for people cooped up in their homes due to shutdowns to get out for a while, walkers and hikers are emerging in droves. The fresh air, exercise and sunshine are great for both physical and mental health, but Natasha told Western Mass News viewers to be aware of ticks.

Watch here to learn what to look for and how to protect yourself and your pets.