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LDA Meets with Federal Government on Lyme Prevention for Kids

                                 LDA Meets with Federal Government on Lyme Prevention for Kids
Photo_2009_015.jpg (50226 bytes)Candy Brassard, Senior Biologist, Environmental Protection Agency; Dr. Ben Beard, Chief of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; and Pat Smith, President, Lyme Disease Association at a meeting in DC on June 24 to discuss strategies to protect children from getting Lyme disease.

 

 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                 LDA meets with EPA on Lyme Disease Prevention
Photo_2009_016.jpg (42058 bytes)LDA President Pat Smith held a Lyme briefing for the Environmental Protection Agency employees in Washington, DC on June 4 and afterward, met with EPA officials Edward Brandt, Senior Economist, Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Partner Liasion; and Frank Ellis, Senior Entomologist and Team Leader, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Program. LDA is a PESP partner of the EPA, to try and reduce ticks and risks associated with ticks–with LDA’s program goals to apply especially to children