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11th Meeting of TBDWG – January 28-29, 2020 Summary

The 11th meeting of the Tick-borne Disease Working Group (TBDWG) was held at the Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol, 33 New York Avenue NE, Washington, DC. 

During the two-day meeting, the Working Group 1) heard presentations on findings and actions for TBDWG to consider from eight subcommittees; 2) heard updates from the Public Comment and Inventory Subcommittees; and 3) continued discussion of plans for the development of the 2020 report to Congress on federal tick-borne activities and research.

The first day’s meeting on January 28th went from 8:30 AM – 4 PM. Click here to view the meeting summary. 

The second day’s meeting on January 29th went from 9 AM – 4:30 PM. Click here to view the meeting summary. 

In June of 2019 the TBDWG established eight subcommittees, each identified priorities and developed a report to the TBDWG that described current efforts, gaps in research, and potential actions relevant to their topic. Click here to view the subcommittee reports. 

Click here to view Public Comments from the January 28-29 meeting. 

For more information visit the HHS.gov page.

Further questions or comments can be sent to: 

James Berger, Designated Federal Officer for the TBDWG Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services
Mary E Switzer Building, 330 C Street SW, Suite L600
Washington, DC 20024. Email: tickbornedisease@hhs.gov; Phone: 202-795-7608