Posted Thursday, June 14, 2012
Tick-borne illnesses are very common in Rhode Island, and this year poses a particular threat because the winter was so mild. We are now outside more often, so we need to know how to keep ourselves and our children safe.
Come to Newport Hospital to learn the signs and symptoms of tick-borne disease, when to get medical treatment, and what you can do to protect yourself, your family, and your pets.
What: What you need to know about tick-borne illnesses
Who: Gail Jackson, RN, infectious disease coordinator
Where: Newport Hospital, Powel Avenue entrance
When: Thursday, June 21, p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Jackson will answer questions after the presentation.
This program is free and open to all. Please call 845-1592 for more information.
Filed under: Newport,