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Learn about Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, Guilderland, NY
May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Guilderland Garden Club will host an informational seminar on the topic of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases on Saturday, May 4. It will be held at the Farnsworth Middle School at 6072 State Farm Road, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Among several topics discussed will be emerging research and new clinical findings that are expanding understanding of this highly complex and difficult illness.
Guest speakers will include:
— Professor Holly Ahern, microbiologist at SUNY Adirondack, a State University of New York Community College, co-founder and vice president of the Lyme Action Network;
— Christina Fisk, co-founder and president of the Lyme Action Network;
— Jennifer Baer, nurse practitioner and Lyme disease specialist;
— Joellen Lampman, community integrated pest management extension specialist at the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, Cornell University;
— Linda Reeves, a patient and advocate and Guilderland Garden Club member.
The first 100 guests will receive a tick-removal kit. All guests will receive information on the prevention and treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.
For more information, go to www.guilderlandgardenclub.com.