How to Stay Safe From Ticks and Still Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Whether you’re a weekend gardener or an avid hiker, pet owner or parent, you’ll benefit from hearing the latest research on tick-borne disease prevention. This program covers the complete “tool box” of protective options along with early symptom information. Everyone new to Connecticut will benefit from learning more about Lyme disease and the additional infections found in blacklegged ticks. This is the perfect opportunity to ask your questions. Speakers include Monica Wheeler, RN from the Westport Weston Health District, Jennifer Reid from the Ridgefield Health Department’s BLAST Lyme Disease Prevention Program and Orna Grand, MA, PT from Global Lyme Alliance.

Time: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, April 7

Location: Weston Public Library

Sponsored by the Weston Neighbors and Newcomers Club