In Ontario, the primary vector of infecting humans with Borrelia burgforferi (Lyme disease) is the bite of an infected blacklegged tick. The risk of exposure to the bacteria is the highest in the summer months in regions where blacklegged ticks have become established, of which are becoming more common in Toronto and Ontario.
In a presentation given by Toronto Public Health, members will learn about the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease, established tick locations throughout the GTA, tick identification strategies, and personal protective measures.
Where: Toronto Public Library, Palmerston Branch
560 Palmerston Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M6G 2P7
(north of Bloor Street, west of Bathurst, east of Christie)
When: Tuesday September 17, 2018
Presentation will be from 6:00 - 6:30 pm
Question and Answer Period from 6:30 - 7:00 pm
Since some snacks will be provided, registration will be required. Bring your own water bottle.