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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

Eastern Long Island Audubon Society at Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
July 1, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
3 Old Country Rd, Quogue, NY 11959

Southampton Arts Center (Old Parrish Museum)
Speaker: Scott Campbell, PhD, Patricia Coyle, MD, Christy Beneri, DO, Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP, Jerry Simons, RPA-C, Max Minnerop, MD
Ask the Experts: Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease
July 6, 2019, 10 a.m.
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, 11968

Riverhead Free Library
Tick Disease Education – Amigas Latinas
Speaker: Ana Nunez, M.S.
July 8, 2019, 6 p.m.
330 Court Street, Riverhead, 11901

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

Riverhead Free Library
Speakers: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN and Scott Campbell, PhD
Ticks! What You Need to Know
Co-Sponsored by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services
July 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
330 Court St, Riverhead, 11901

Hampton Library in Bridgehampton
Speaker:Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
July 22, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
2478 Main St, Bridgehampton, 11932

Shelter Island Public Library
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
July 31, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
37 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, 11964

Bayport-Blue Point Public Library
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
August 5, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
203 Blue Point Avenue, Blue Point, 11715

Northport-East Northport Public Library at East Northport Building
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
August 19, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
185 Larkfield Road, East Northport, 11768

The Hampton Classic
Speakers: April Boitano, MSED & Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
Tick Wise for Kids

August 29, 2019, 10 a.m.

Port Jefferson Free Library
Speaker: Anna-Marie Wellins, DNP
Tick-Borne Disease-What You Need to Know
September 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
100 Thompson Street, Port Jefferson, 11777

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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