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Colorado Tick Talks

Colorado Tick Talks

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Colorado Tick Talks

Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Association offers safety information and education for those who are working and/or playing in the outdoors and run the highest risk of contact with ticks.

Colorado Tick Talks serve to provide tick education, prevention, and awareness information to assist with increased health and safety practices of your employees, groups, or students or other public.

tick-kidFor Adults

Our adult programs focus on increasing awareness of the risks of tick exposures, prevention measures, proper tick removal, the identification of ticks, and recognition of tick borne illness within Colorado and across the country. Our program includes ecology of the tick, the vectors involved, the infections, and how to best protect yourself from infection. These programs can be tailored to meet the individual needs of your agency, organization, group or business.

For Children

We provide programs for school aged children, educators, camp counselors, Scout leaders, their students or campers. This program is full of fun facts about ticks, including what a tick is, what a tick does, prevention measures and what to do if bitten. Information shared can help kids (and adults!) remain safe and healthy. These programs can be tailored to meet the needs of your school, outdoor education program or group.

For Physicians

COTBDAA is dedicated to providing resources to assist our Colorado Medical Care Providers. We are a resource for educational materials and physician training opportunities, as well as providing the basics of prevention, proper removal of ticks, tools for diagnosis and testing and other resources to help physicians better serve their patients faced with tick-borne illness.

For Event Organizers

Many organized outdoor events such as music festivals, trail runs, mountain biking, hikes, and walks can expose participants to tick habitat. Consider inviting us to your next event to educate your participants on tick awareness and prevention.

If you are interested in providing a “Colorado Tick Talk” for your employees, organization, group, students, event, or media, please contact COTBDAA President/Co-founder, Monica White at