Bay Area Lyme offers free in-service education and training regarding tick-bite prevention to people whose jobs working outdoors put them at risk for tick bites.
Trainings are offered on-site at your facility. This program is relevant for naturalists, outdoor educators and teachers, park rangers, outdoor sport and recreation instructors, docents, EMTs, first aid providers, firefighters, volunteers and anyone who is working in a position of responsibility for the health and safety of others in the outdoors.
The in-service ensures that adults at your location or facility know how to protect themselves against Lyme and tick-borne diseases. This training enhances the safety of visitors, clients or participants at your park, facility or organization.
Our presentation runs 60-90 minutes and can be tailored depending on your schedule. It includes a video overview, a power point presentation, and we provide educational materials and handouts to keep staff up to date regarding the possible health implications of tick bites. We also offer information and resources (including sample documentation and forms) for administrators regarding correct protocols and procedures in the event of a tick-bite incident.
“Bay Area Lyme Foundation’s commitment to employee safety – helping us raise awareness of tick-borne illnesses – has been an outstanding addition to our program, boosting knowledge of and response to tick bites,” Sabrina Fierro, United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service.
You can read about how effective our visit was to a Residential Outdoor Science School in our blog here.
“Your presentation was awesome and very informative. All the staff were so impressed by the quality of information at your disposal. Thank you so much!” – Elizabeth Roberts, Program Supervisor, Kern Environmental Education Program, Los Osos, CA.
If you are interested in having Bay Area Lyme offer an in-service at your facility, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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