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Be Informed Lecture Series: Ticks & Lyme Disease

February 20 @ 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Free

Lyme disease is a serious public health threat spread by the bite of the black-legged (deer) tick, (Ixodes scapularis). Dr. Carmen Greenwood, Associate Professor at SUNY Cobleskill, will discuss the biology and ecology of ticks. Following this, Otsego County Communicable Disease Coordinator, Theresa Oellrich, RN, will discuss the specifics of Lyme disease, including its health impacts, treatment and prevention, and what to do if bitten by a tick.

This program will take place in the Embury room at the First United Methodist Church of Oneonta, 66 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. Park on Church Street or at the NBT bank lot on Wall Street.

***PLEASE NOTE: Snow is in the forecast. We recommend parking in the municipal lot on Dietz Street.***

Details

Date:
February 20
Time:
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

First United Methodist Church
66 Chestnut Street
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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Organizers

OCCA
Mohican Farm

To use our online sign up for an event, please click here. Otherwise, please contact Program Director, Jeff O’Handley at 607-282-4087 or programdirector@occainfo.org.