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Sixth Annual Lyme and Other Tick-borne Diseases Conference 

May 2, 2020

Ticks A Concern, Even in the Winter

Support Groups

Monday, February 17, 2020

Southern Tier Lyme Support,
Support Group Meeting
Town of Chenango Building
1529 State Rte. 12
Binghamton, NY
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Valley Lyme Disease Support Group
Support Group Meeting
Spalding Memorial Library
724 S. Main Street
Athens, PA   18810
5:30pm – 7:30pm


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Bit by a Tick? – Get it tested by Ticknology Tick Alert Initiative

Help BU continue their important Research

Binghamton University’s Dr. Ralph Garruto began studying Lyme disease in 2012. After a large spike in the number of Lyme disease cases and an increase in ticks throughout the Upper Susquehanna River Basin, Dr. Garruto started the Binghamton University Lyme and Other Tick-borne Diseases Research Project to determine tick densities and infectivity with the Lyme pathogen and assess human risk though demographic and behavioral observation. Preliminary results have shown extremely high tick densities and a high rate of infectivity with the Lyme pathogen. Peri-urban and sub-urban environments have shown to be more risky for tick encounters than more rural or remote areas. The research team is currently working on more data collection to build a model of human risk with broader applications for the region.

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If you would like to make a donation to help fund their research, checks can be made out to The Binghamton Foundation – Lyme Disease Research Project.
Mail to:
Binghamton University Foundation
PO Box 6005
Binghamton, NY. 13902-6005
or it can be sent directly to Dr. Garruto’s office (Still made out to Binghamton Foundation):
Dr. Ralph Garruto
Science 1 Department of Anthropology
Binghamton University
PO Box 6000
Binghamton, NY. 13902-6000
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