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5/6/2019 - Discussion: Tick- and Mosquito-borne Diseases May 21, 2019
The Darien Health Department Presents:


Fight the Bite: The Challenge of Tick- and Mosquito-borne Diseases in Connecticut

At the Darien Library
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
7 pm -9 pm

Mosquito and Tick-borne Diseases are a major public health concern for Connecticut residents.  Learn from the scientists at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) who test ticks and mosquitoes just what the risks are and what actions you can take to prevent illness for you and your family, including pets! There will also be a presentation by a local infectious disease physician who diagnoses and treats tick-borne and mosquito related diseases.

Agenda Topics:
Tick Surveillance and Testing Program in Connecticut
The Biology and Control of Mosquito-borne Viruses
Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease
Panel Discussion:  Q&A