Enjoying summer without the bite of tickborne illness Posted in: News Summertime is in full force, and with the warmer temperatures come opportunities for outdoor adventures... and tick bites. In Oklahoma, there is a wide range of tick species, each of which can carry serious diseases, such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis and Tularemia. In fact, there has ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!