Staying Safe During Tick Season
This informational video about ticks and tick prevention was produced by the MaineDOT to increase awareness among its many employees who work outdoors each day. The video features Maine Medical Center Research Institute’s Chuck Lubelczyk, Vector Ecologist, Vector Borne-Disease Laboratory.
The Maine Medical Center Research Institute's Vector-borne Disease Laboratory
This laboratory was founded in 1988 to investigate the spread of disease-carrying ticks and mosquitoes in Maine and the disease agents they carry, to develop new strategies for tick control, and based on this work, to inform the public about their risk and how to prevent it.