Ticks are nothing to fool around with. They can carry diseases that have long-term health consequences. Learn more about ticks, identifying specific ticks, their biology, lifecycles and habitat as well as what you can do to prevent tick bites and tick-borne diseases. The links below contain some good information to get you started:
https://u.osu.edu/apsley.1/2019/07/16/ticks-and-tick-borne-diseases/ video presentations regarding tick borne diseases, OSU Extension
https://u.osu.edu/bite/ tick courses, videos, information
https://u.osu.edu/bite/sample-page/ Tick prevention, removal, identification, diseases etc.
https://tickencounter.org/ University of Rhode Island. Tick ID, tick habitat info, tick protection
https://www.tickreport.com/ send a tick in, and receive a report about what disease causing microbes the tick may be carrying, including Lyme disease