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Protecting yourself against bugs

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WAUSAU (WAOW)--You might have noticed more bugs this year.

Experts with the Marathon County Health Department say that could be because of the wet spring we've had.

They say it's important to dress correctly when going outside.

Experts say wearing long sleeved shirts and pants can help keep the bites away.

When dealing with ticks, the Marathon County Environmental Health and Safety Director says tucking your pants into your socks can help.

He says you should check your children and yourself when you get inside.

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