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Tick-Borne Disease: What You Need to Know

Friday, July 24 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Shelter Island Public Library, Shelter Island, NY

Chances are that you, or someone you know has been diagnosed with Lyme or another tick-borne disease. George Dempsey, MD physician-member of the Medical Advisory Panel of Southampton Hospital’s Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center will speak about the types of diseases that are carried by the different species of ticks found on Eastern Long Island, and the symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment options that are available.  There will be ample time for Q & A. To register, call (631) 749-0042, ext. 8.

Save the Date!
Tick-Borne Disease: What You Need to Know

Saturday, August 22 at 9:30 a.m.
Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor, NY

Members of Southampton Hospital's Medical Advisory Panel will present the latest information on tick-borne disease and answer questions. To register, call (631) 726-0452.

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Willy Burgdorfer, Who Found Bacteria
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William Yardley
The New York Times
November 19, 2014
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Panel Talks Ticks in Sag Harbor
Stephen J. Kotz
Sag Harbor Express
September 23, 2014
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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