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Virtual: Alpha-gal Meat Allergy – Caused by a Tick!
June 16, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Allergist Erin McGintee, MD of ENT and Allergy Associates, and a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, will talk about the Alpha-gal meat allergy, which is caused by a bite from the Lone Star tick. Dr. McGintee, who has treated over 500 East End residents for this allergy, is considered the regional expert in the field. This event will be held on Zoom. An East End Libraries Event hosted by Westhampton Free Library.