Saturday Is All About Tick Diseases at Riverhead Symposium

A Tick Borne Disease Educational Symposium is planned for Saturday at the Sea Star Ballroom of the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead. East End Tick and Mosquito Control and Tick Wise Education have joined to offer the all-day symposium with leading experts in the field of tick-borne illnesses.

The panel will include Dr. Robert Bransfield, Dr. Daniel Cameron, Dr. Rosalie Greenberg, who is a pediatric tick-borne illness expert, and Dr. Joseph Burrascano, a local Lyme disease pioneer who will discuss Lyme testing challenges and new treatments.

Exhibitors at the symposium will include IGeneX Laboratories, 3 Moms Organic Sprays, and the Peconic Healing Center. An allergy-friendly buffet lunch will be served. Tickets cost $55, which includes lunch. They can be purchased by visiting TickWise.org or by mailing a check to Tick Wise, P.O. Box 579, East Quogue 11942.