Read Dr. Chesney's Letter to the Editor of the Brattleboro Reformer regarding Lyme disease in Vermont, May 2017
Read the latest on Lyme disease in Vermont in the Rutland Herald, including an interview with Dr. Chesney, May 2017
Dr. Chesney is featured in Many Hands: A Magazine for Holistic Health, Summer 2016
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2nd Annual Kick the Tick Lyme Disease Awareness 5K Walk
When: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Where: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 319 Granby Road, South
Contact: Lois Pare, (413) 467-9254, email@example.com
When: May 22 and 23, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM to whenever
Where: IDSA Headquarters
1300 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA.
Details: This year advocates and patients will be making a presence at IDSA Headquarters in Arlington, VA. They will be onsite for two days!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THIS INTERNATIONAL EVENT!
WHAT: ILADS Annual Lyme Disease Conference
WHEN: October 17-20
WHERE: Paradise Point, San Diego, CA
CONTACT: Barbara Buchman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Some recent articles of interest:
Afflicted: Living with Lyme, Burlington Free Press, June 17, 2013
The Lyme Wars, The New Yorker, July 1, 2013
Lyme Disease has come to Vermont: To learn more about legislation in Vermont, please visit: www.vermontlyme.com
"A new report (PDF) is urging Massachusetts officials to take more drastic steps to combat Lyme disease." Click here for full article.
11/26 ILADS 2012 Conference Live Streaming Dec 1-2
11/4 New Educational Video and Interactive Game About Lyme
Tell the VT Dept of Health: Lyme disease is a priority for health care in Vermont
The Vermont Department of Health is asking for public input to set health care priorities for the next 10 years. Lyme disease is NOT on the list. As you know, the incidence of Lyme disease is growing in Vermont. It is essential that the Dept of Health gives Lyme disease the attention it deserves in order to provide better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease in Vermont.
Go to the following website www.healthvermont.gov/pubs/hv2020/, scroll down to "Comments on draft goals and objectives", click on "contact form", place "HV2020 Comments" in the subject line and request that Lyme disease should be a priority in healthcare over the next 10 years in your message. Comments are accepted until August 31st!
Check out Emily Bracale's In the Lyme-Light: Portraits of Illness and Healing
Alexis Chesney to appear as a guest on WKNH
Tune in Thursday May 17 at 9am: http://www.wknh.org/
Dr. Phil looks at chronic Lyme April 13
The Dr. Phil show will talk about chronic Lyme disease on April 13. Guests include Lyme survivor/TV newswoman Brooke Landau, two additional Lyme patients, Lyme-literate doctor Chitra Bhakta, MD, and a representative of the IDSA. The segment is part of a program called "Deadly Consequences."
For information on the status of Lyme disease treatment guidelines:
Watch Under Our Skin on www.hulu.com for free!
Take a survey that will impact the IDSA Guidlines regarding the treatment of Lyme disease: