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Tick season begins in the Treasure Valley: Here’s how to protect your kids and pets

BOISE, Idaho — Many people are spending more time in the foothills or on the Greenbelt while Idaho is under a statewide stay-at-home order. Exercising outdoors near your home is still allowed under the order.

It gives people the opportunity to get outside and get some fresh air and exercise during the pandemic. One thing you’ll want to watch out for, though, is ticks.

And while there are many different tick species, Dr. Alix McGrath, the director of medicine for the Idaho Humane Society, told KTVB the Rocky Mountain wood tick is the one to worry about in Idaho. Read more…

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