Fight The Bite! Take Action To Prevent Tick And Mosquito Bites
Fight The Bite! Take Action To Prevent Tick And Mosquito Bites With the unofficial start of summer behind us, many Wisconsin residents are looking ahead to warmer weather and all the resources our state has to offer. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has launched a statewide campaign to help everyone Fight the Bite and avoid tick and mosquito bites this season. Many people find ticks and mosquitoes to be annoying when they’re enjoying outdoor activities; but even worse, bites from either can make you sick. Lyme disease, spread by ticks, and West Nile virus, spread by mosquitoes, are the most common diseases spread by these pests in Wisconsin.