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Tick-Borne Diseases – What You Need to Know at The Quogue Wildlife Refuge
March 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Chances are that you, or someone you know, has been diagnosed with Lyme or another tick-borne disease. Jerry Simons, RPA-C, a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, will speak about the types of diseases that are carried by the different species of ticks found on Eastern Long Island, and the symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment options that are available. Tips on preventing tick bites will also be shared. Each attendee will receive a free tick removal kit. There will be ample time for Q & A.