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PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL EVENTS FOR ADULTS

South Fork Natural History Museum - Earth Day Celebration
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
April 21, 2018
South Fork Natural History Museum
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton

South Country Library
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease Education & Prevention
April 25, 2018, 7 p.m.
22 Station Road, Bellport

North Shore Public Library
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease Education & Prevention
May 7, 2018, 7 p.m.
250 Route 25A, Shoreham

Elwood Public Library
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease Education & Prevention
May 21, 2018, 7 p.m.
1929 Jericho Turnpike, East Northport

Suffolk County Community Emergency Response
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease Education & Prevention
May 30, 2018, 7 p.m.
65 Main Street, Yaphank

North Shore Public Library
Speaker: Erin McGintee, MD
Alpha-gal Meat Allergy
June 4, 2018, 7 p.m.
250 Route 25A, Shoreham

Three Village Garden Club
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease Education & Prevention
June 12, 2018, 1 p.m.
95 Main Street, East Setauket

Hampton Bays Public Library
Speaker: Jerry Simons, RPA-C
Tick-Borne Disease Education & Prevention
June 14, 2018, 7 p.m.
52 Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays

Westhampton Free Library
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease Education & Prevention
June 22, 2018, 12 p.m.
7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach

Southampton Arts Centre
Speakers: TBD
Tick-Borne Disease: Ask the Experts
July 7, 2018, 10 a.m.
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton

Old Towne Garden Club
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease Education & Prevention
July 10, 2018, 1 p.m.
17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton

PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL EVENTS FOR CHILDREN

North Shore Public Library
Speaker: April Boitano, MSED
March 12, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
250 Route 25A, Shoreham

North Shore Public Library
Speaker: April Boitano, MSED
April 30, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
250 Route 25A, Shoreham

Mashomack Preserve
Speaker: April Boitano, MSED
June 25, 2018, 1 p.m.
79 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island

Mashomack Preserve
Speaker: April Boitano, MSED
July 9, 2018, 1 p.m.
79 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island

Mashomack Preserve
Speaker: April Boitano, MSED
August 13, 2018, 1 p.m.
79 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island

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News

Tick Bite Can Trigger Potentially Dangerous Red Meat Allergy

Jodi Goldberg
FOX 5 NY

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

Delthia Ricks
Newsday

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
27east.com

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
Hamptons.com
May 2, 2017
East End Ticks Can Bring A Host of Different Diseases JZ Holden
27east.com
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 TickEncounter.org 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
27east.com
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