If you are going to go for a walk in the woods or tall grass, then you most definitely do need to tuck in your pant legs, but you are going to be in someone's back yard. And personally, I surely wouldn't be terribly concerned about
ticks as much as fleas and mosquitoes, which is why I mentioned the Deet sprays, or essential oils like Girlie suggested.
We would have to literally lock ourselves in a bubble to truly avoid reinfection, which is why I promote protective strategies like the ones I mentioned. No one can completely avoid being bitten by a mosquito, but we can protect ourselves from the consequences of being bitten. I live in an area like you describe where this party is, yet I go outside to walk my dogs, garden, cut the grass and just to sit and enjoy a bit of time. I don't want to miss out on any more life than I already have.
Of course the choice is yours.
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Had Lyme, Bart, Babs, RMSF, Ehrlichia, Myco, Anaplasmosis, EBV
New Lyme case 8/2014 - Healed 1/31/15
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