Tick-Borne Disease – What You Need to Know

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Port Jefferson Free Library
100 Thompson Street
Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Description

Chances are that you, or someone you know, has been diagnosed with Lyme or another tick-borne disease.  Dr. Anna-Marie Wellins, a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, will speak about the types of diseases that are carried by the different species of ticks found on Eastern Long Island, and the symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment options that are available. Tips on preventing tick bites will also be shared.  Each attendee will receive a free tick removal kit.  For more information and to reserve  your seat please call (631) 473-0022.