Because the risk of catching lyme and other diseases increases dramatically after 24 hours, removing ticks quickly is essential. Make tick checks part of your nightly routine... when bathing or brushing teeth, also check for ticks. If you suspect a tick has been attached for an extended time, or a round red mark becomes visible, consult a medical provider. The video below was found on the Lyme Disease Association website, it was produced by the University of Manitoba.
CDC How to Remove Ticks: https://www.cdc.gov/ticks/removing_a_tick.html
Lyme Disease Association: https://lymediseaseassociation.org/