Saturday, May 18, 2019

Belfast Library Event: Tick-borne Disease Educational Panel

May is Lyme Disease Awareness month, and Belfast Free Library will host a free Lyme and tick-borne disease educational panel Tuesday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m.

Panelists are Elizabeth Yori, ND, of Heritage Natural Medicine; Paula Jackson Jones, president and co-founder of Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education; and Paul McFarland, owner of Tick Talk Maine.

The panel will cover tick species in Maine and the diseases they carry, how to protect yourself against having a tick encounter, and steps to take if bitten by a tick, from risk exposure to diagnosing to treatment.