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Tick Season is here! What you need to know

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Warm weather is back, and so is the risk from ticks. It seems like you used to only have to worry about ticks if you were hiking through the deep woods, but these creepy crawlies are spreading.

“They are not just in the woods anymore,” says Local 4′s Good Health Medical Expert Dr. Frank McGeorge. “They’re in the places your family goes to relax and play, including one place you’re definitely not expecting.”

From soccer fields to backyards, what you need to know about the ticks in Michigan and how to play it safe.

Watch the full report Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. on Local 4 News Today.