Bethel Township, located in Berks County (also considered part of Delaware County), is a great place for hiking. One of the more known areas is the Appalachian Trail (Blue Mountain Ridge to Port Clinton). There are also creeks and many wooded areas to drive near for a scenic experience of Bethel.
- Risk Factor: Ixodes Scapularis ticks carrying b. burgdorferi (Lyme disease) and babesia microti (bebesiosis) bacterium.
- Additional Risks: Those hiking or living near the trails and creeks should be careful when it comes to all tick bites, to minimize the dangers of infected ticks.
- For Bethel, ticks can be carried by hiking enthusiasts and animals alike. To get rid of ticks, use yard spray for ticks and tick spray treatments often. Aspenn Environmental Services...