NY Congressman John Hall’s April 17, 2009 Press Conference, Dutchess County

Photo_2009_008.jpg (52296 bytes)Congressman John Hall hosted a press conference to raise awareness of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases in Dutchess, one of three highest counties in per capita Lyme cases nationally. Speakers were the Congressman (C), LDA President Pat Smith (R), Bill Mc Cabe (L), Dutchess County Legislator, and Hudson Valley LDA president, Jill Auerbach. Congressman Hall shared his concern over this increasing epidemic and discussed the many ways he is trying to encourage change on the federal level, including co-sponsorship of the “Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education and Research Act of 2009”, HR 1179. Click here to view his press release.