This mobile app enables a real-time check for flea, tick or mosquitoe bite risk, which can transmit diseases. Weekly updated maps (according to the weather forecast) indicate the risk level for each type of parasite, thanks to various colours. You can also report your own parasite or bites observations to other FleaTickRisk community users.
Ticks are both a human and animal nuisance and human health risk because they transmit diseases like Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and others in the US. TickID provides basic information that may be helpful as a first step in tick identification of those most important in human health, especially in the eastern US, information about the diseases they transmit to humans, how to remove ticks as safe as possible, what precautions should be taken when exposed to ticks and links to additional information about ticks.
The Tick App
By sharing when and where you encounter ticks you will help researchers at the University of Wisconsin and Columbia University to better prevent tick-borne diseases. The Tick App also provides information on tick identification, tick removal and other prevention ideas. You can also submit ticks for identification by university staff.
Bitten by a tick? What to do. Follow these tips for removing ticks. The risk hazard map shows the current tick bite risk in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Log tick bites and sightings in the tick diary. The reminder feature lets you compare pictures of symptoms with the bite on your body. If you see signs of infection when examining the bite, consult a doctor to determine whether you may have contracted Lyme disease.