21 June 2018

nys senate logo224x224FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 http://www.nysenate.gov  SENATE APPROVES $1 MILLION INVESTMENT TO  COMBAT LYME ACROSS NEW YORK STATE  Historic Levels of Funding Build Upon the Senate’s Commitment to Increasing Public Awareness, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses. The New York State Senate today approved a resolution to provide a record $1 million to help fight the scourge of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases (TBDs) throughout the state.

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26 May 2017

Contagion*Logo used by permissionLDA thanks Contagion® for taking time to raise awareness regarding Lyme and tick-borne diseases.  They have provided several avenues for LDA to promote educational materials through articles, video segments and now a press release for mass distribution.

Click here for Press Release

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19 May 2017

Listen to radio show "Lyme Disease in Minnesota" on Access Minnesota. Dr. Elizabeth Maloney discusses the symptoms and dangers of Lyme disease and how best to prevent infection. Dr. Maloney mentions the LDA and the upcoming LDA/Columbia Scientific Conference on the show.

Click link to hear radio show: http://www.accessminnesotaonline.com/2017/05/17/lyme-disease-in-mn/

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18 May 2015

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, NY - On Friday, May 29 at 7pm, Cary Institute ecologist Dr. Rick Ostfeld will be giving a public lecture on The Ecology of Lyme Disease. He will discuss how environmental conditions – like predators and land use – shape disease risk. He will also cover emerging tick-borne pathogens in our region and ongoing work on preventative measures. The event will be held in our auditorium; there will be ample time for audience Q&A.

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27 April 2015

Dr. Brian Fallon, Director of the Tick-Borne Disease Research Center at Columbia University, will be speaking Friday, May 1st at 7pm at Columbia-Greene Community College (Fine Arts Theatre) in Hudson, NY. Dr. Fallon will provide an overview of Lyme disease and present the latest advances in research and strategies for prevention that are helping to solve the controversies and improve public health. The LDA worked with the then Time for Lyme (CT) group to endow the Tick-Borne Disease Research Center at Columbia University.
There is no cost to attend but pre registration is requested by April 29.
Register online https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/_210 (approx. the 12th entry on chart) or call 518-622-9820 x0.

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PO Box 1438, Jackson, NJ 08527 

888-366-6611 | information line
732-938-7215 | fax
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