United Kingdom  

“News neutrality by unbiased coverage”
One News Page
> >

Don't Let Bug Bites Ruin Your Summer

Video Credit: KLBK - Published < > Embed
News video: Don't Let Bug Bites Ruin Your SummerDon't Let Bug Bites Ruin Your Summer

Don't Let Bug Bites Ruin Your Summer

During the summer...but you don't want uninvited guest to ruin your time.

Klbk's brittany escobar has more on what to do if your child gets bit and how to prevent it from happening in tonight's covenant children's report.

A1"lots of different bug bites, bites that a lot of times you dont witness and so you want to get it checked out" from ticks and spiders to even snake bites covenant's annabelle jordan says during the summer they see it all.

When it comes to spider bites she says its best to see if you can identify it.

A2 "if its a poisonous spider specifically brown ricluse, black widow you want to get seen right away.

She says before you get to the hospital you can wash the bite area with soap and water, apply an antibiotic ointment and a cool compress.

As for snake bites she says get to the e-r as quick as possible.

A3 "on the way to the hospital say it was an arm that got bit keep it as still as possible you dont want to elevate it or be moving a lot because that can cause the venom to spread through the circulation ticks bites are also common during the summer.

Jordan says the longer a tick stays on you, the more risk you have of it passing on a disease.

A4 the best way to remove it is you can just take tweezers grasp around the head put a steady pressure pulling up that way it will release its grip.

If you're out camping or hiking she says its a good idea to do a quick tick check every four hours.

A5 one good things is you can wear long protective clothing long pants long sleeves you can apply the bug spray bug repellant to the clothing brittany escobar jon it's always a good rule of thumb to check things out....jordan says snakes and spiders tend to like dark places.

J,t,p jon an exciting day for a former lubbock

You Might Like

Recent related videos from verified sources

Things That Are Better In The Fall [Video]Things That Are Better In The Fall 00:59

Fall is here with it’s stunning foliage and mild weather, what’s not to love? Here are some things that are better in the fall.

Credit: Wochit News - Published

Did a ‘New Deadly Spider’ Species Kill Several People in the U.S. in the Summer of 2018? [Video]Did a ‘New Deadly Spider’ Species Kill Several People in the U.S. in the Summer of 2018? 01:09

A viral, scare-mongering Facebook post fabricated a series of fatal spider bites and used photographs of the relatively harmless woodlouse spider.

Credit: Rumble - Published

The Best Things About Fall [Video]The Best Things About Fall 01:05

Fall is an especially magical season here are some of the things that are just better at this time of year.

Credit: Wochit News - Published

Officials Warning of Rattlesnake Bites [Video]Officials Warning of Rattlesnake Bites

When the summer months hit, more rattlesnakes start coming out which increases the risk of being bitten.

Credit: KAMR - Published

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest