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Longwood Public Library
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
April 3, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
800 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, 11953

Shoreham Village Association
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease Education & Prevention
April 6, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
80 Woodville Road, Shoreham, 11786

Westhampton Garden Club at Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
April 8, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
3 Old Country Road, Quogue, 11959

Times Review Talks – Grappling with Ticks
Panel Discussion to include Jorge  L. Benach, PhD, Stony Brook University, and Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP, Stony Brook Medicine
April 24, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
The Vineyards at Aquebogue, 978 Main Road, Aquebogue
$20 newspaper subscribers - $30 general admission

Shelter Island Public Library
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
May 6, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
37 N Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964

Westhampton Free Library
Speaker:Jerry Simons, RPA-C
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
May 10, 2019, 12 p.m.
7 Library Ave, Westhampton Beach, 11978

Ed & Phyllis Davis Wellness Institute at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, 3rd Floor
Speaker: Paula Montagna, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC
Nutritional Support: Lyme Disease
May 14, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
240 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, 11968

Center Moriches Garden Club at East Moriches United Methodist Church
Speaker:
Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
May 16, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
370 Montauk Highway, East Moriches

Bayard Cutting Arboretum Horticultural Society
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
June 12, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
440 Montauk Highway, Great River, 11739

Greater Jamesport Civic Association at Jamesport Meeting House
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
June 15, 2019, 10 a.m.
1590 Main Rd, Laurel, NY 11948

Rocky Point Rotary Association at Sea Basin Restaurant
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Ask the Experts: Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease
June 18, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
642 NY-25A, Rocky Point, NY 11778

Cornell University – Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center  “Annual Open House"
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP and Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
June 29, 2019, 11 a.m.
3059 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, 11901

Southampton Arts Center (Old Parrish Museum)
Speaker: TBA
Ask the Experts: Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease
July 6, 2019, 10 a.m.
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, 11968

Sound View Garden Club
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
July 11, 2019, 1 p.m.
Sound Beach Fire House, Sound Beach Blvd, Sound Beach

Hampton Library in Bridgehampton
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
July 22, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
2478 Main St, Bridgehampton, NY 11932

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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