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Southampton Hospital Educates East End Residents About Tick-Borne Diseases During Public Seminar

Elsie Boskamp

Deborah Maile, RN, Southampton Hospital Director of Infection Prevention; Steven Schutzer, MD, Rutgers University NJ Medical School; Robert S. Chaloner, Hospital President & CEO; Benjamin Luft, MD, Stony Book School of Medicine; Erin McGintee, MD, ENT and Allergy Associates; Jerry Simons, RPA -C, East Hampton Urgent Care; and Karen Wulffraat, Hospital Community Outreach Coordinator. (Courtesy Photo)

On September 20, 2014, Southampton Hospital's Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center hosted its second public seminar at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Qualified presenters and experts discussed diagnostic testing, treatment, tick-induced meat allergies and prevention of tick-borne diseases.

Awareness against Lyme disease and other tick-borne illness on Long Island has taken center stage recently as local politicians have joined the fight. Senator Ken LaValle secured $150,000 in state funding to be utilized for fighting Lyme and tick-borne diseases on the East End. "The extent and severity of the Lyme disease cases on the East End has escalated to the point of a public health crisis," Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. noted. "Senator LaValle and I have been working closely with our municipalities to find the most appropriate management strategies. This funding will allow North Haven and Shelter Island to expand highly successful four-poster programs."

Individuals with questions regarding tick-borne diseases and treatments are advised to call 631-726-8425 or visit www.southamptonhospital.org.




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