Current News and Events

Upcoming Events

Public Educational Events for Adults

Riverhead/Jamesport Homemakers Association
Speaker: Rebecca Young, RN, BSN
April 7, 2017, 11 A.M.
Jamesport Community Center
Jamesport Avenue, Jamesport

Southold Free Library
Speaker: Max Minnerop, MD
Tick-Borne Disease – Education & Prevention
May 11, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
Main Road, Southold

John Jermain Memorial Library
Speaker: Erin McGintee, MD
Alpha-gal Meat Allergy – It's Caused by the Lone Star Tick
May 18, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
Main Street, Sag Harbor

Hampton Bays Public Library
Speakers: Olga McAbee, MD, FAAN and Elaine Karis, MD
Neurologic & Arthritic Complications in Lyme Disease
June 21, 2017, 11 A.M. 
Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays

Westhampton Free Library
Speaker: Jerry Simons, RPA-C
Tick-Borne Disease – Education & Prevention
June 21, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach

Riverhead Free Library
Speakers: Olga McAbee, MD, FAAN and Elaine Karis, MD
Neurologic & Arthritic Complications in Lyme Disease
June 26, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
Court Street, Riverhead

Riverhead Free Library
Speaker: Max Minnerop, MD
Tick-Borne Disease – Education & Prevention
Date TBD, 6:30 P.M.
Court Street, Riverhead

Educational Programs for Children

Peconic Family Fun Day
Train Your Eyes to be "Tick Wise"
May 6, 2017, 10 A.M.
Children's Museum of the East End (CMEE)
Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton

Fundraisers

Annual Fundraiser
Second-Annual Fundraising Event to benefit the Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center
May 23, 2017, 6 P.M.
The American Hotel
Main Street, Sag Harbor

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News

East End Ticks Can Bring a Host of Different Diseases JZ Holden
27east.com
 July 21, 2016
 New Culprit in Lyme Disease

Karen Weintraub
New York Times

February 16, 2016
 Fall Tick Prevention Tips Dawn Watson
Sag Harbor Express
 October 22, 2015
Ticks: Summer's Unwanted Guests Alexandra Zissu
The New York Times
August 12, 2015
Long Winter Could Mean Tick-Infested Summer on LI News12 Long Island May 26, 2015
Lone Star Ticks Aren't Transmitting Lyme Disease TickEncounter.org March 2015
Willy Burgdorfer, Who Found Bacteria
That Causes Lyme Disease, Is Dead at 89
William Yardley
The New York Times
November 19, 2014
Noyac Hosts Last Tick Talk of the Season Sag Harbor Express November 18, 2014
Panel Talks Ticks in Sag Harbor
Stephen J. Kotz
Sag Harbor Express
September 23, 2014
Meat Lovers Can Face a Dangerous Allergy Carrie Miller
Suffolk Times
August 7, 2014
A Tick Bite Can Make You Allergic to Red Meat CBS News August 7, 2014
Texas Tick Can Turn Carnivores Into Vegetarians Associated Press August 6, 2014
Lone Star Tick Bite Making Victims
Allergic to Red Meat
News 12 Long Island June 14, 2014
Hospital Launches New Resource Center to
Educate East End About Ticks
Alyssa Melillo
The Southampton Press
June 10, 2014
Tick Target: New Lyme Vaccine in Clinical Trials Julie Lane
Shelter Island Reporter

Lyme Sufferer Defends 4-Posters Julie Lane
Shelter Island Reporter
June 2, 2014
A Bill to Help Lyme Patients & Doctors Carrie Miller
Riverhead News Review
May 29, 2014
Southampton Hospital Program to Educate Doctors,
Public About Tick-Borne Illness
Carrie Miller
Riverhead News Review
November 24, 2013
As Cases Rise, Southampton Hospital Looks to Create
Center for Tick-Borne Illness
Ellen Frankman
Sag Harbor Express
August 21, 2013