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Combating spread of Lyme disease topic of free upcoming seminar in McCandless

Tony LaRussa
This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a black legged tick, also known as a deer tick, a carrier of Lyme disease.

A free program on how to combat the spread of Lyme disease from deer tick bites will be held 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at McCandless Town Hall.

Presented by the PA Lyme Resource Network, “Dare 2B Tick Aware” will cover subjects including:

• Ticks and tick-borne diseases

• Preventing tick bites

• Responding to tick bites

• Recognizing early symptoms

• When to seek help

Deer ticks are responsible for the spread of Lyme disease, a bacterial infection that is transmitted to humans through bites.

The event is being hosted by the town’s Environmental Advisory Committee.

Town Hall is located at 9955 Grubbs Road.

Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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