Exploring Ticks and Tick-Borne Illnesses in Tuscarawas County

April 12th, 6:00pm
New Philadelphia High School
343 Ray Avenue (Front Entrance), New Philadelphia, OH 44663

The event “Exploring Ticks and Tick-Borne Illness in Tuscarawas County” will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 starting at 6:00pm at the New Philadelphia High School. Our panel will be presenting and answering questions concerning tick biology, tick ecology, tick prevention, tick safety and the local tick research project. The panel will consist of Dr. Megan Meuti (OSU Assistant Professor – Department of Entomology), Kip Brady (New Philadelphia High School Tick Research Project leader), Jeffery Burrier (Physician) and the New Philadelphia High School Lyme Disease Research Team (NPHS Science Students). Informational tables and demonstrations will be offered after our panel discussions for attendees to gather information and see demonstrations of the research project. Karen and Kerry Metzger (personal experience with tick-borne illness), New Philadelphia Health Department (handouts), NPHS Lyme Disease Research Team (demonstrations), TuscParks (handouts), Caitlin Karl (Town and Country Veterinary Clinic), Summit Chemical Company and Sawyer Company (giveaways).

This event is free and open to the public.  Pre-registration is preferred so handout materials can be prepared. To register go to http://go.osu.edu/tuscticks2023.  For any questions about the event, contact TuscParks at 330-365-3278 or visit the TuscParks Facebook page for more information.


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The Tuscarawas County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), located in New Philadelphia, Ohio, was founded in 1979 by the Tuscarawas County Commissioners as a IRS-designated not-for-profit 501(c) 6 organization to respond to the growing number of visitor requests received in the area. The CVB began as a committee under the Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce and money for...
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