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From Fear to Confidence: Preventing Tick-Borne Illness
June 25, 2018—6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFREE
Have you found a tick on yourself or your child and felt worried? Are you concerned about tick-borne disease? The Hitchcock Center is delighted to welcome back Dr. Stephen Rich, chief medical zoologist at the UMASS Amherst Laboratory of Medical Zoology. Steve will present his work at the “Tick Lab” and his findings over the 12 years of tick testing that has been done at UMASS. In addition, Ted Watt will present the natural history and life cycles of the ticks that can be found in our area. Our goal is for you to leave more informed, at ease, and prepared for preventing tick-borne illness!