While the Library remains closed we have begun to offer some virtual programs. See the calendar for listings.
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Panel Presentation: Lyme and Tick Borne Diseases: Awareness, Prevention, Treatment.
May 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
May is Lyme Disease Awareness month and the Belfast Free Library will host a Lyme and tick-borne disease educational panel featuring Dr Elizabeth Yori, ND of Heritage Natural Medicine, Paula Jackson Jones, President & Co-founder of Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education (MLDSE) and Paul McFarland, Owner of Tick Talk Maine. The panel presentation will take place Tuesday May 21st at 6:30pm.
The panel will cover tick species in Maine and the diseases they carry, how to protect yourself against having a tick encounter as well steps to take if one is bitten by a tick; from risk exposure to diagnosing to treatment. The deer ticks are out and increasing in numbers! This free presentation is a good opportunity to get informed.