Ticks – All You Need to Know!
Entomologist Dr. Scott Campbell, Chief of the Arthropod-Borne Disease Lab at Suffolk County’s Department of Health Services, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Panel of the Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, will discuss the medically important tick species on Long Island, their biology, habitat, the pathogens they transmit, and the best strategies to prevent tick bites in adults and children. This program is sponsored jointly by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services and the Tick Resource Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. All attendees will receive a free tick removal kit and a tick disease handbook. There will be ample time for Q & A. For more information please call (631) 315-5475.