Rabbit Fever Prevention
Prevention of tularemia includes:
- Avoid contact with wild animals.
- Tularemia vaccine for those exposed to tularemia:
- Laboratory workers
- Wild animal veterinarians
- Avoid ticks:
- Avoid wooded areas where ticks live.
- Wear long sleeve shirts and pants, and a hat.
- Wear insect repellent clothing.
- Use tick repellents on clothing and exposed skin.
- Check your skin and clothing for ticks after being outdoors.
- Shower after going into the woods.
- See your doctor within 4 hours if you are unable to completely remove a tick from the skin.
- Treat pets for fleas and ticks.
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