CONTACT US   SIGN IN

Save 50% on All Advanced Expo Pass(s)

Call 1-866-754-9334 or Fill in Form Below

Get FREE EXPO PASS by entering Coupon Code

All Advanced Tickets will be eligible for Door Prizes

×

What's Up With Ticks

presented by Greg J. Kirke, CPHI(c)

Coordinator, Environmental Health

Renfrew County and District Health Unit
 
Lyme disease is an infection transmitted through the bite of an infected tick. In Ontario, Lyme disease is only transmitted through the blacklegged tick. The majority of human cases reported occur as a result of exposure to areas known to harbour infected blacklegged ticks. In the early 1990s, there was only one known risk area in Ontario, at Long Point Provincial Park. Since then, Ontario has seen an increase and expansion of blacklegged tick populations, particularly in eastern Ontario. 
   

 

Greg J. Kirke, CPHI(c)

Following a 20 year spell in the Canadian Forces Medical Services I obtained Certification as a Public Health Inspector and was soon employed with the Renfrew County and District Health Unit.  After 12 years as a field inspector filling many varied rolls and conducting diverse investigation I was promoted to my current positions of Coordinator of Environmental Health


SIGN UP/REGISTER ×

SIGN UP/REGISTER ×

To take full advantage of the free Expo Tools like Notes, Add to schedule, Save Favourites, Book Appointments, Pre-events you will need to Login/Register

SIGN UP/REGISTER ×