YOUR ENVIRONMENT: Use precautions to prevent tick bites

By Sgt. Patrick KirbyDecember 12, 2018

Nita Hackwell, environmental health technician from the Environmental Health Center, preventative maintenance, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, examines a Lone Star Tick in its nymph stage of life at the environmental health center on Fort Campbell, Ky. June 4. The tick was brought in by a Fort Campbell resident, Hackwell was able to identify the tick and tell the resident what to look for prior to the disease tests coming back. (US Army photo by Sgt. Patrick Kirby, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Nita Hackwell, environmental health technician from the Environmental Health Center, preventative maintenance, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, examines a Lone Star Tick in its nymph stage of life at the environmental health center on Fort Campbell, Ky. June 4. The tick was brought in by a Fort Campbell resident, Hackwell was able to identify the tick and tell the resident what to look for prior to the disease tests coming back. (US Army photo by Sgt. Patrick Kirby, 40th Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Patrick Kirby) VIEW ORIGINAL