Tall grass and wooded areas may house some unwanted guests! Ticks are becoming more common across Nova Scotia, and while only one type carries the bacteria and viruses that cause disease, it is important to take precautions. A few tips to reduce your risk:
If a ball lands in the tall grass during practice or a game, please ask someone wearing pants to retrieve it. Tuck your pant legs into your socks if possible. For information on how to check for ticks, and how to remove them, visit the Nova Scotia Tick Safety website.