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Spring is here! Tick and Lyme disease prevention tips

Kids bike ridingSpringtime temperatures and warmer, sun-filled days are synonymous with outdoor play. Kids of all ages shed their winter jackets; break out their tricycles, bicycles and more, and head outside for playtime.

But outdoor activities are also synonymous with tick exposure.

So how can you prepare your family for the tick season?

The Boston Children’s Hospital’s Director of Infectious Disease Outpatient Practice, Dr. Catherine Lachenauer offers tips on how to avoid tick exposure and steps to take if your child gets a tick bite.

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