GLA Be Tick AWARE Prevention Program for Camps and Other Youth Organizations
Experts predict a significant increase in the number of infected ticks carrying Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Start your season off right! Take the necessary steps to teach your staff how to be tick AWARE. It is important to establish a tick prevention and Lyme disease awareness safety practice for your program. It’s your duty to provide and maintain tick prevention education.
Establish a Tick Safety Protocol
How to check for ticks
What to do if a camper is bitten by a tick
Communicate the Importance of Tick Prevention
The message to staff should be a part of their training and continue throughout the period of time they are in contact with the adolescents in the program.
Staff should be able to:
- Teach children how and where to check for ticks
- Identify a tick
- Implement established safety protocol
Communicate to Parents
Inform parents about your tick safety practices and established protocol
Be prepared to answer any questions or concerns
Contact parents as soon as you discover a tick attached to their child
Be Tick AWARE Prevention Partner
GLA has joined forces with Ivy Oaks Analytics to prevent Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
Our unique partnership provides a comprehensive tick prevention and AWAREness program that combats the dangers of ticks, mosquitoes, and poison ivy to create a safer outdoor environment.
Click here to learn more about Ivy Oaks Analytics Certified Camp Program
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GLA Be Tick AWARE Information
Be Tick AWARE! Reduce the risk of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Take important steps to educate yourself and your kids about tick bite prevention.