Ticks – All You Need to Know!

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

John Jermain Memorial Library
3043, 201 Main Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Description

Entomologist Dr. Scott Campbell, Chief of the Arthropod-Borne Disease Lab at Suffolk County’s Department of Health Services, will discuss the medically important tick species on Long Island, their biology, habitat, the pathogens they transmit, and the best strategies to prevent tick bites in adults and children.  This program is sponsored jointly by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.  Medical questions to be answered by Resource Center “help line” nurse, Rebecca Young, RN.  All attendees will receive a free tick removal kit.  There will be ample time for Q & A.