Lyme disease in Georgia? Information on this new site may surprise those who think Lyme is not a problem in the South. The Georgia Lyme Disease Association is one of 35 groups associated with the LDA. http://www.georgialymedisease.org/
Neet to insert picture Some of the attendees of the Lyme Disease Association’s annual Affiliate, Chapter, and Supporter Meeting held in National Harbor Maryland on October 22, 2009. Each year, leaders from LDA associated groups across the county meet before the annual scientific conference to discuss national and state issues of importance to the Lyme […]
LDA, with support from the Brookfield CT Rotary and design help from CT resident David Shugarts, has produced a new business card sized tick card with up-to-date info on ticks and diseases they carry, proper removal, and symptoms. The cards join the LDA’s popular LymeR Primer, ABCs of Lyme Disease, and Tickmarks (bookmarks) which can […]
The Florida Lyme Advocacy, Inc. has published its new website to raise awareness about Lyme disease in Florida and help raise funds for Lyme disease.
The Florida Lyme Advocacy, Inc. has published its new website to raise awareness about Lyme disease in Florida and help raise funds for Lyme disease. http://www.floridalymedisease.com/
The EPA has a new website containing a table for tick and/or insect repellents. It includes company name, active ingredient, % of ingredient, hours effective against ticks and/or mosquitoes, and EPA registration number. LDA does not endorse products but feels that consumers need to have available information that is easy to access to make informed […]
Wisconsin ranks 7th in the country and Minnesota ranks 8th in reported Lyme disease cases, dispelling the myth that Lyme is a disease only found in the Northeast. LDA discussed HR 1179 with legislative offices there after a 4-day August trip in those states, hosted by the Minnesota Lyme Action Support Group, an LDA affiliate.
LDA President Pat Smith and NJ State Senator Sean Kean, on August 13, 2009, at a meeting to discuss the issue of Lyme disease in New Jersey and nationwide.
Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: 34 Years from Lyme, Connecticut Across the Nation Jointly Sponsored by Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons 8.75 CMEs For physicians and healthcare providers, but public invited to register also Speakers include, morning: Ben Beard, CDC, Lyme Disease in the United States; Kerry Clark, University of North Florida, Southern […]
LDA President Pat Smith (L) with LA TV’s host Greg Ochs after she appeared on his hour long show Hot Topics in Forest Lake Minnesota on August 9, 2009. Author Pam Weintraub, (R) taped another show the next day with Greg. Ms. Smith discussed the spread of the disease, prevention, legislation, and the controversies. Ms. […]
While awaiting final 2008 numbers which are published by CDC in August 2009, you can check out all the reported numbers and incidence of Lyme by state and nationally since 1990 on a national map, or if you click your state on the map, you can find the case numbers on a table. You can […]