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People Protected From Ticks, Mosquitoes & Poison Ivy


Commercial Clients Serviced


Client Return Rate

228 sQ mILES

Of Client Property Protected


Public Health Control Company In The United States Exclusively Serving Large Commercial Areas



Ivy Oaks is public health control company making outdoor recreation safer through modernized techniques. The majority of camps, parks, neighborhoods and other large outdoor recreation areas have either no strategy or an incomplete strategy to threats including ticks, mosquitoes and poison ivy. This has unfortunately resulted in incidents of guests at these areas contracting diseases including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and having allergic reactions.


Summer camps, parks, neighborhoods and similar outdoor recreation areas are amazing places of social, physical, and personal growth. Injuries and diseases should never occur in such cherished settings. We firmly believe no one should endure physical harm and suffer from something that is preventable. Solving this problem is deeply personal to us and our clients. Ivy Oaks is a proud partner of Global Lyme Alliance in their mission to conquer Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.


The original idea for Ivy Oaks was formed many years ago by our founder in his last year of summer camp. One evening while throwing football in a designated play field a pass was missed and the ball landed in the brush. He picked up the football and continued playing before it was time to go into the cabin. He woke the next morning confused with a swollen face, blisters, and hives. He was taken to the hospital by camp staff where it was determined he had an allergic reaction to poison ivy. Isaiah later worked in summer camps and noticed poison ivy was still prevalent in common areas which resulted in many injuries. Ticks were also a threat in these camps. After seeing a camper contract Lyme disease and no service provider for large areas he knew action was needed. 

Ivy Oaks was formed in 2015 with the summer of 2016 being our first season of operations. 

Isaiah Ham 

Isaiah is a Public Health Control professional who developed Ivy Oaks to help large outdoor recreation areas reduce the risk of preventable injuries. He is currently licensed through multiple state governments for Public Health Control and a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University. He has conducted education sessions at summer camp conferences including the American Camping Association's Tri-State Conference as well as staff training sessions for various summer camps. Isaiah has been interviewed by various news outlets including CNN in relation to the work of Ivy Oaks. He was once called the Tick Whisperer by a happy client but prefers to go by Isaiah. 

Founder & President



Dakota Riley

Regional Director

Dakota is a Public Health Control professional who has been with Ivy Oaks for over 6 years helping our clients achieve their outdoor safety goals. As Regional Director he oversees various service territories. He is currently licensed through multiple state governments for Public Health Control and studied with Purdue University. When not dueling with ticks, mosquitoes and poison ivy Dakota enjoys college basketball, reading and helping at his family church.

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