It is official- we received our first tick question of 2019 yesterday on 4/22/19. Here are some links to great resources from the State of Michigan and the Centers for Disease Control. Please remember to save the tick if you think you find one on a child or pet.
CDC Home Page on Ticks: https://www.cdc.gov/ticks/tickbornediseases/tickID.html
State of Michigan Home page on Ticks: https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71548_54783_54784_78428_78430_83603—,00.html
State of Michigan Tick Identification Page: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/emergingdiseases/Tick_testing_flow_chart_227376_7.pdf