BAR HARBOR, Maine — Dr. Beatrice Szantyr, medical director of MaineLyme, who serves on the CDC’s Vector-Borne Disease Work Group, will give a “Tick Talk,” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at Jesup Memorial Library. Learn about tick ecology, how to avoid getting a tick bite and what to do if you do find a tick attached to you or a loved one. Szantyr will also go over signs and symptoms of Lyme disease and its co-infections. MaineLyme, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote awareness, education and prevention of tick borne diseases, will be present with displays and brochures. The event is free and open to all.
Library will sponsor ‘Tick Talk’