Lyme Disease Lunch & Learn 2020

In May of 2020 for Lyme Disease Awareness Month, the Vector-Borne Disease Regional Centers of Excellence gave interactive presentations on their work for tickborne diseases such as; tick surveillance, how to collect ticks, tick bite prevention, tickborne disease research, and other activities.


May 1 – “Ticks Don’t Social Distance”, the Southeastern Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases

To view the slides from this talk click here. To view the questions/answers from this talk click here.

This presentation was provided by a variety of researchers throughout the southeast United States. Please do not reprint or use these materials without explicit permission of the authors. If you would like to reuse these materials please contact Kaci McCoy kd.mccoy@ufl.edu.

May 8 – “Where Ticks Live & Roam”, the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases

May 15 – “#NoMoreTicks: How to Protect Yourself Against Tick Bites”, the Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease

May 22 – “The Travelling Tick: Studying Ticks Across Borders”, the Western Gulf Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases

May 29 – “Ticks in the Wild West”, the Pacific Southwest Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases

View their presentation on YouTube 

The Southeastern Regional Center of Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases is supported through a cooperative agreement between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the University of Florida.
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