Tuesday, May 1 & Wednesday, May 2 Augusta, ME. May is Lyme Awareness month in Maine. The Maine Legislature voted on a resolution proclaiming May 2007 as Lyme Awareness Month in Maine . Also adopted was a resolution supporting federal legislation HR 741, the Lyme and Tick-borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act of 2007 .
Tuesday, May 1 Camden, ME. Tick Talk - Camden Public Library 6pm. Dr. Beatrice Szantyr of Lincoln, Maine presented a slide show and discussion on Lyme disease at the Camden Public Library at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1.
Wednesday, May 2 Wells, ME. Lunch ’n’ Learn Laudholm Farms at the Wells Reserve. Noon - 1pm. Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Tick talk with Chuck Lubelczyk of the Maine Medical Center. Lubelczyk illuminated the itty bitty critters responsible for spreading West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease. Participants brought a bag lunch and a mug for free organic coffee and tea. Free. Wednesday, May 2, The Wells Reserve, 342 Laudholm Farm Road, Wells. Reservations were requested. Call 646-1555, or go online to www.wellsreserve.org
Thursday, May 10 Auburn, ME. Tick Talk - Auburn Public Library 6pm. Members of the public joined Bea Szantyr MD & Constance Dickey, RN at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn, ME to learn more about Lyme disease - symptoms & diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, ,prevention, resources, 2 standards of care, patient stories & support. Bob & Barb of Mainely Ticks & Ted & Duncan from Atlantic Pest Solutions had displays and were available to discuss personal protection strategies & options before and after the Tick Talk. FMI email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, May 19 Gray, ME. Learn about Lyme disease 11am - 2pm. The Maine Medical Center Research Institute had lots of information about ticks and control of tick-borne diseases like Lyme Disease. Participants learned how to identify the different types of ticks found in Maine, and got tips on prevention & basic information on the disease itself. Maine Wildlife Park info link .
Saturday, May 19 West Haven, CT. Current Trends in Lyme Disease Research 8:30am-5:00pm. 2nd annual Lyme disease Symposium at the University of New Haven Dodds Hall Auditorium, 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven CT. Featured speakers included Sandy Berenbaum, LCSW, Joseph Burrascano, MD, Brian Fallon, MD.