Library will sponsor ‘Tick Talk’

Posted April 24, 2012, at 1:07 p.m.
Last modified April 24, 2012, at 1:41 p.m.

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.

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