Our "Help Line" Nurse, Rebecca Young, RN, BSN, fielded 900 calls from the public in 2017—more than doubling the volume of calls received in 2016. Callers receive expert advice on tick removal, help understanding laboratory results, and, when appropriate, referrals to physicians and other medical professionals. Calls to the Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center originate from all over New York State, the U.S., and also internationally.
If you have a question about ticks, call Rebecca at (631) 726-TICK.
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|How Ticks Make You Sick - English/Spanish||George Dempsey, MD||March 25, 2015|
|Arthritis and Lyme Disease||Elaine Karis, MD||August 25, 2014|
|Food Allergy Triggered by Tick Bites||Erin McGintee, MD||May 22, 2014|