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Port Jefferson Free Library
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
May 6, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
100 Thompson St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Nathan Hale Garden Club of Huntington at Cold Spring Harbor Library
Speaker: Scott Campbell, PhD & Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
May 12, 2020, 1:30 p.m.
95 Harbor Rd, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724

Red Creek Park, Hampton Bays
Speaker: Heidi Roppelt, MD
"Paws in the Park" Dog Walk and Family Fun Day
May 30, 2020, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
100 Old Riverhead Rd, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

Emma S. Clark Memorial Library
Speaker: Scott Campbell, PhD & Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
June 18, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
120 Main St, Setauket- East Setauket, NY 11733

Smithtown Garden Club at Smithtown Historical Society
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
July 8, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
239 East Main ST, Smithtown, NY 11787

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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