Dutchess County Tick Task Force

Legislature
A. Gregg Pulver, Chair

 Printable version

Donna Bolner, Chairman of the Tick Task Force
 
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  • Mission Statement (.pdf)

  • Resolution No. 200259, Creating Task Force to Study Deer Tick Control and Lyme Disease Prevention in Dutchess County
  • Resolution No. 2011061, Resolution Amending Resolution No. 200259, Creating Task Force to Study Tick Control and Lyme Disease Prevention in Dutchess County

  • Resolution No. 2016163, Amending Resolution No. 200259 and No. 2011061 Regarding a Task Force to Study Tick Control and Lyme Disease Prevention in Dutchess County

 

INFORMATION WEB SITES

• National Pest Alert - Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

• Free tick testing
www.bayarealyme.org/lyme-disease-prevention/tick-testing/

• Downloadable and Printable
www.lymediseaseassociation.org/index.php/resources/lda-materials/lda-printables

• Local Presentations
www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/Legislature/19425.htm

https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/video/sue-serino/senator-serino-hosts-community-lyme-disease-forum

PREVENTION WEB SITES

• New York State Department of Health - Lyme Disease and Other Diseases Carried by Ticks

www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/lyme

• Tick Encounter by Thomas N. Mather, PhD, University of RI

www.tickencounter.org/resources/ticks_crawl_up 

www.tickencounter.org/prevention/treat_clothing

www.tickencounter.org/prevention

www.tickencounter.org/prevention/how_to_remove_a_tick_video

www.tickencounter.org/resources/how_to_videos

• Tick Management Handbook” by Kirby C Stafford III, PhD CT Agricultural
Station
www.ct.gov/caes/lib/caes/documents/publications/bulletins/b1010.pdf

• Prevention: brief and simple; calendar: area support groups, and events
www.stopticks.org

• EPA site of repellants (be certain to increase it to 100 views per page then there are about 7 pages – notice list is for ticks and mosquitoes).
http://cfpub.epa.gov/oppref/insect/search_results.cfm?Rangetime=&hidSelected=3&ProductName=&Ingredient=null&Registration=&Submit=Search

Tick Task Force Educational Panel - April 26, 2018

 

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MASON KAUFFMAN, US BIOLOGIC - Making New York a Healthier and Safer Place to Live - Integrated Public/Private Solutions to Prevent Tick-Borne Disease

BRIAN FALLON, MD, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER - What's New in Lyme Disease Research - from the basic to the clinical

SOMER DEL SIGNORE and COUNTY LEGISLATOR DONNA BOLNER - Preventive Parenting for Tick-Borne Disease

 

Tick Task Force Workshop - May 10, 2017

(Click Presenters Name to View Presentation)

 

RICHARD OSTFELD, Ph.D., CARY INSTITUTE OF ECOSYSTEM STUDIES - The Tick Project: Testing Environmental Interventions to Prevent Lyme and Other Tick-borne Diseases in Our Community

ALISON KAUFMAN, DVM, MPH, DUTCHESS COUNTY BEHAVIORAL & COMMUNITY HEALTH - Tick-borne Disease Prevention

MASON KAUFFMAN, US BIOLOGIC - Integrated Tick-Borne Disease Prevention

HOLLY AHERN, SUNY ADIRONDACK

KIRBY STAFFORD, DIRECTOR OF LYME DISEASE PROGRAM, UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN - Biorational and Ecological Strategies for Tick Control and the Prevention of Tick-borne Disease

JILL AUERBACH, HUDSON VALLEY LYME DISEASE ASSOCIATION - Prevention and Work Being Done by Other Panels

 

Tick Task Force Workshop - May 11, 2016

(Click Presenters Name to View Presentation)

 

MASON KAUFFMAN, US Biologic

SANDY BERENBAUM and DOROTHY LELAN

HOLLY AHEARN, SUNY Adirondack

STEVE BULGER, District Director for Congressman Chris Gibson

ANDREW SHERMAN EVANS, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health

RICK OSTFELD, Ph.D., Cary Institute of Ecosystems Studies

EVA SAPI, Director of Lyme Disease Program - University of New Haven

JILL AUERBACH, Hudson Valley Lyme Disease Association

DR. DAVID CONNELL, DC

DR. RICHARD HOROWITZ

 

Tick Task Force Webinar - May 13, 2015

Agenda (video available on YouTube by clicking on presenter names)
 
Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Department of Entomology Chief Scientist, “Biorational and Ecological Strategies for Tick Control and the Prevention of Tick-Borne Disease”

Eva Sapi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of New Haven Department of Biology & Environmental Science, “Borrelia Biofilm and Antibiotic Resistance”

Dr. Thomas Mather, Director of University of Rhode Island's Center for Vector-Borne Disease and its TickEncounter Resource Center, “Tick Spotter Program”

Dr. Rick Ostfeld, Senior Scientist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Holly Ahearn, Associate Professor of Microbiology, SUNY Adirondack, "The Bacteriology of Borreliosis"

Mason Kauffman, U.S. Biologic CEO, “Stopping Lyme Disease in its Tracks”

Andrew Sherman Rotans, MPH, Dutchess County Senior Public Health Advisor

Jill Auerbach, Chairwoman of the Hudson Valley Lyme Disease Association

David Whitman, President, Tick Box Technology Corporation, "Controlling Ticks at the Source of Lyme Disease"

Brian Fallon, M.D., M.P.H., M.ED., Director of the Lyme And Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center at Columbia University

New York State Senator Sue Serino

Chairman of the Dutchess County Legislature Robert G. Rolison

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro

 

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