Current News and Events

Public Events

4/05/22              Ticks! All You Need to Know                6:00pm          Scott R. Campbell, PhD
Town of Huntington
Jointly sponsored by the Resource Center and the SCDOH (In-Person Event)


4/21/22             Tick-Borne Disease – What You Need to Know!         12:00pm       Anna-Marie Wellins DNP
East End Library Consortium sponsored by
                            Cutchogue New Suffolk Library  (ZOOM)


04/28/22           Ticks! All You Need to Know.                                     6:30pm               Scott R. Campbell, PhD       
                            Bayport-Blue Point Public Library

                            Jointly sponsored by the Resource Center and the SCDOH (In-Person Event)


4/30/22              Tick Disease Informational Table                        10:00am                  Rebecca Young, RN, BSN     
                             Healthy Kids Day – YMCA East Hampton (In-Person Event)


5/14/22              South Fork Natural History Museum (SOFO)        10:00am                   Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
                             Panel Discussion on Lyme Disease                                                              Scott R. Campbell, PhD
                             Bridgehampton  (In-Person Event)


05/25/22            Tick-Borne Disease – What You Should Know!     6:30 PM               Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
                              Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, Setauket (In-Person Event)            


6/16/22              Alpha-gal Meat Allergy – Caused by a Tick!          12:00pm               Erin E. McGintee, MD
                             East End Library Consortium sponsored by
                             Westhampton Free Library   (ZOOM)




Past News

Predict High Season for Ticks Christine Sampson
The East Hampton Star
April 16, 2020

Suffolk County releases findings of tick pathogen surveillance program

Tara Smith
The Suffolk Times

July 30, 2019
Tick Bite Can Trigger Potentially Dangerous Red Meat Allergy

Jodi Goldberg

July 31, 2017
Hundreds on East End Get Meat Allergy From Lone Star Tick's Bite

Delthia Ricks

July 29, 2017
It's High Time For Ticks, Which Are Spreading Disease Farther

Aneri Pattani
The New York Times

July 24, 2017
Beware the Pesky Tick

Mahreen Kahn
Sag Harbor Express

July 19, 2017
A Conversation With Rebecca Young, RN

Lindsay Andarakis
Sag Harbor Express

July 5, 2017
Experts Fear This Tick Season Could Be A Bad One

Jen Newman

May 29, 2017
The Tick Epidemic: Meteoric Rise In Allergy Cases Alarms Experts Rick Murphy
The Independent
May 3, 2017
Local Expert Weighs In On How To Prepare For Tick Season Nicole Barylski
May 2, 2017
East End Ticks Can Bring A Host of Different Diseases JZ Holden
July 21, 2016
A New Culprit in Lyme Disease

Karen Weintraub
The New York Times

February 15, 2016
Fall Tick Prevention Tips Dawn Watson
Sag Harbor Express
October 20, 2015
Ticks: Summer's Unwanted Guests Alexandra Zissu
The New York Times
August 12, 2015
Lone Star Ticks Aren't Transmitting Lyme Disease March 2015

Willy Burgdorfer, Who Found Bacteria

That Cause Lyme Disease, Is Dead at 89

William Yardley
The New York Times
November 19, 2014
Noyac Hosts Last Tick Talk of the Season Steven J. Kotz
Sag Harbor Express
November 18, 2014
Panel Talks Ticks in Sag Harbor Steven J. Kotz
Sag Harbor Express
September 23, 2014
Meat Lovers Can Face a Dangerous Allergy Carrie Miller
Suffolk Times
August 10, 2014
A Tick Bite Can Make You Allergic to Red Meat CBS News August 7, 2014
Texas Tick Can Turn Carnivores Into Vegetarians Associated Press August 6, 2014
Tick Target: New Lyme Vaccine in Clinical Trials Julie Lane
Shelter Island Reporter
July 22, 2014
Hospital Launches Resource Center to Educate East End About Ticks Alyssa Melillo
June 10, 2014
Lyme Sufferers Defend 4-Posters Julie Lane
Shelter Island Reporter
June 2, 2014
A Bill to Help Lyme Patients & Doctors Carrie Miller
Riverhead News-Review
May 31, 2014
Southampton Hospital Program to Educate Doctors, Public
About Tick-Borne Illnesses
Carrie Miller
Riverhead News-Review
November 24, 2013
As Cases Rise, Southampton Hospital Looks to Create Center
for Tick-Borne Illnesses
Ellen Frankman
Sag Harbor Express
August 21, 2013