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I found a tick! Am I eligible?
Individuals located in the United States (CONUS) in the following categories are eligible to submit ticks to MilTICK:
- Active Duty Service Members
- National guard personnel
- Reservists in all Services
- Civilian personnel working for the DoD or any of the Services (including Army Corps of Engineers)
- Contractors supporting the DoD or any of the Services
- Retired Service Members
- Dependents, including spouses, parents, or children of all above categories
Forms, Technical Guide, and Fact Sheets
**NEW**MilTICK 2020 Forms. One click, everything you need to submit your tick to MilTICK today.
**NEW**APHC MilTICK Technical Guide No. 384. Describes all aspects of the MilTICK program in detail, including information on ticks, tick-borne diseases, and resources for deployed personnel.
MilTICK (DoD Human Tick Test Kit Program) Fact Sheet. This is
a concise, two-page fact sheet that describes the program, provides contact information, and answers frequently asked questions, including tick-removal guidelines.
Protect Yourself From Tick-Borne Diseases Fact Sheet. This two-page document describes common tick species and the pathogens associated with them, as well as recommendations on tick-bite prevention.
Tick Control Around the Home. This two-page document describes the basic biology of ticks, and techniques to control tick populations and prevent tick bites at home.
Tick Kit Instructions. This is a one-page
instruction sheet that contains information on how to package and mail tick
Submission of Tick Specimens from Human Tick-Bite Patients. This is a two-sided tick
submission form that must have the front page filled out, and be included with every tick submitted.
USDA Permit. This is a two-sided permit from the USDA that must be included with every tick mailed.