The western blacklegged tick has a range that spans the pacific coast and some inland areas of oregon nevada arizona and utah. Many species of ticks occur in utah but most live in close association with their hosts and would never encounter humans.
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. Ticks do not jump or fly to find hosts. Flea and tick map. In utah the rocky mountain wood tick can transmit colorado tick fever virus tularemia bacteria and. How do i remove a tick.
This map is not meant to represent risks for a specific tick borne disease because disease transmission is influenced by multiple factors beyond mere tick presence. Have a pet friendly pest free yard. Total cases of lyme disease confirmed in utah 2000 to 2016 note. In utah ticks are usually found on grasses low plants and sage brush waiting to attach to a host.
See geographic range map. Safety tips for flea and tick products. If possible clean the affected area with alcohol. And along the u s mexico border.
Geographic range of blacklegged ticks the blacklegged tick has a geographic range across the eastern and southeastern united states and in the great lakes region. Warm up for hikes and runs with fido. Dogs are the primary host for the brown dog tick in each of its life stages but the tick may also bite humans or other mammals. Due to the fact that the cdc s data only represents confirmed cases the actual quantity of lyme disease cases may be far greater.
Connecticut delaware maine maryland massachusetts minnesota new hampshire new jersey new york pennsylvania rhode island vermont virginia and wisconsin. Ticks are important because pathogens bacteria viruses or protozoa can be transmitted when infected ticks feed on humans. The cdc says these 14 states are the most tick infested. Your kids may not get a tick bite in utah but they could come home with one from a vacation.
Keep pets cool in warmer weather. If you do find a tick with its head dug into your child s skin here s how to remove it.
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