Integrated Tick Management Webinar: Strategies and Barriers to the Prevention of Tick-Borne Disease

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Event Type: 
NEHA Event

 

Thursday, May 28th 12-1pm ET (10-11am MDT)

Tick-associated diseases, mainly Lyme disease, are increasing, new diseases are being discovered, and various tick species are expanding their geographic range posing an increasing risk to the public. Ticks can be acquired outdoors around the home or during recreational activities, the risk of which will increase with warmer weather and as people seek escape from “quarantine fatigue.” Dr. Stafford will briefly cover the ticks, tick-borne disease incidence, basic tick biology, and then review various environmental methods for tick-bite prevention and tick control. He will also highlight some of the barriers to effective tick management and tick-bite prevention in the United States.

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Contact Name: 
Madelyn Gustafson
Organization: 
NEHA
Email: 
MGustafson@neha.org