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In Michigan, ticks may carry diseases that cause illness in humans and animals. If you find a tick, you may want it identified. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) can identify the tick if you send in a photo. Click here to find out How to Submit a TickPick
Michigan’s five most common ticks can be seen here. Not all ticks or tick species carry disease agents. MDHHS provides tick identification at no charge to Michigan citizens. For more information about ticks and tick-borne diseases, see our “Ticks and Your Health” brochure