Tick questing on a fern
Woman performing a tick check on a child.
Don't let a little tick
Don't Let A Little Tick Become A Big Problem.
Tick Free New Hampshire is here to provide easy-to-find information and resources for all New Hampshire residents.
3/4 of all Lyme disease cases come from ticks around our houses.
Learn how to check for ticks.
3/4 of all Lyme disease cases come from ticks around our homes.
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In recent years, New Hampshire has had some of the highest incidences of Lyme disease in the United States. Lyme disease is caused by a bacteria carried by the Blacklegged tick.

The goal of Tick Free NH is to raise awareness about the risk of tick encounters and educate the public on how to avoid ticks and prevent being bitten by one.

Adult-stage deer ticks ARE HUNGRY!

Adult blacklegged ticks, looking for a blood meal, emerge from the leaf-litter when the temperature hovers around 40° or above and where there is no snow-cover. They are more likely to carry and transmit pathogen that causes Lyme disease than spring nymphs.

Everyone in New Hampshire is at risk of being bitten by a tick.

The best way to protect yourself and your family from ticks is to: Prevent them from being on your body, Check yourself, your children, and pets for ticks after being outside, and Remove any tick you find.