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May Declared Lyme Disease Awareness Month

LDA ProclamationStates and counties throughout the US have proclaimed May Lyme Disease Awareness Month.

Many states and counties have taken steps to raise awareness regarding Lyme and tick-borne diseases.  Declaring “May Lyme Awareness Month” is one move to help remind people spring is here, ticks are out, prevention & proper education are your best tools to staying healthy.

Proclamations are issued by governors and resulutions are adopted by the legislature.  The LDA salutes and thanks all the governors, legislators, Lyme groups, and advocates who have helped raise awareness throughout the year.  Your efforts make a difference! 

See if your state has joined in May Lyme Awareness & Read the state proclamations.

States and counties throughout the US have proclaimed May Lyme Disease Awareness Month.

Many states and counties have taken steps to raise awareness regarding Lyme and tick-borne diseases.  Declaring “May Lyme Awareness Month” is one move to help remind people spring is here, ticks are out, prevention & proper education are your best tools to staying healthy.

Proclamations are issued by governors and resulutions are adopted by the legislature.  The LDA salutes and thanks all the governors, legislators, Lyme groups, and advocates who have helped raise awareness throughout the year.  Your efforts make a difference!

We thank our neighbors to the North for joining in the efforts to prevent the spread of Lyme.

Please click on your state to see what has been done.

Alabama        Georgia  Michigan      Oregon   Canada – Halifax Cnty
Arkansas  Maine Minnesota Pennsylvania      Canada – Wolfville Cnty
Colorado  Maryland           New Jersey    Wisconsin        
Delaware  Massachusetts     New York           

 


Lyme Disease Association

LDA May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(Click picture for pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Alabama

Alabama May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Arkansas

AR Proclamation(click picture for pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Colorado

Colorado May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf

Governor John Hickenlooper grants COTBDAA’s request for proclamation….

Buena Vista Colorado Board of Trustee Meeting
Proclamation for May Lyme Awareness Month (First item on agenda)
May 11, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Delaware

House Concurrent Resolution

Viewable online Or click here for pdf of certificate

 Delaware May Awareness House Resolution Certificate

Article: May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month (Town of Henolopen Acres)

Delaware May Awareness ResolutionDelaware Speaker of House Pete Schwartzkopf, Marian Eastman and other Lyme disease advocates

 

 

 

 

 

 


Georgia

Georgia May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Maine

Maine May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Maryland

MD Proclamation(click picture for pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Massachusetts

Massachusetts May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Michigan

Michigan May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf)http://www.michigan.gov/snyder/0,4668,7-277-57577_59874-410773–,00.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Minnesota

Minnesota May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf)

 (This is from 2013 is there one for 2017?)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


New Jersey

New Jersey May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf)

 Proclamation on the left is from the Governor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NJ JointResolution(click picture for pdf)

 

Joint resolution from the General Assembly 2017, Also saluting the work on the Lyme Disease Association 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 30, 2008: Joint Resolution designating the month of May as “Lyme Disease Awareness Month.”

 Link above is from the NJ state legislature declaring every May Lyme Disease Awareness Month.

2017 NJ Proclamation Assemblymen Dave Rible, Sean Kean and Patricia Smith(L to R) Assemblyman Sean Kean, LDA Pres. Pat Smith, Assemblyman Dave Rible

 

 

 

 

 

 


New York

NYS Senate and Assembly Pass Resolutions Declaring May ‘Lyme Disease Awareness Month’

Erie County                                       Dutchess County

New York Erie County May Lyme Disease Awareness ProclamationNew York Dutchess County May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

(click pictures for pdf’s) 

Erie County Legislature declares May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month


Oregon

 Oregon May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  


 Pennsylvania

(Click pictures for pdf’s)

Governors Proclamation                      Chester County Proclamation

PA Governors Proclamation PA Chester County Proclamation

 

 

PA Senate Resolution (Pg 1 and 2)
Click here for online version

PA Senate Resolution Pg1PA Senate Resolution Pg2

 

Lyme Disease Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania(L to R) Bob Serino; Pat Smith, President, LDA ;Doug Fearn, President, LDA of Southeastern PA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Wisconsin

Wisconsin May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2014(click picture for pdf)

 

2017 Senate Joint Resolution 45 / 2017 Assembly Joint Resolution 41

Madison Area Lyme Support Group:
May is Lyme Awareness Month in Wisonsin since 2004

 

 

 

 

 


 Canada, Nova Scotia – Halifax County

Canada Nova Scotia Halifax May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Canada, Nova Scotia – Wolfville County

Canada Nova Scotia Wolfville May Lyme Disease Awareness Proclamation 2017(click picture for pdf)

https://wolfville.ca/proclamation-lyme-disease-awareness-month-may-2017.html