10 Facts About Lyme Disease in Vermont

10 Facts About Lyme Disease in Vermont

A presentation given in Martha’s Vineyard has been making the rounds on social media again. Dr. Nevena Zubcevik, an attending physician at Harvard Medical School and co-director of the Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness, shared information about Lyme disease and tick-borne infections at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital last summer. Dr. Zubcevik’s information is also applicable…

Misinformation About Lyme Disease in Vermont

Misinformation About Lyme Disease in Vermont

One of our goals at VTLyme.com is to ensure Vermonters have accurate information about Lyme and tick-borne diseases specific to Vermont. This review of local media reports, newspapers, and newsletters shows that even among medical and science professionals there is confusion about the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease in Vermont. In addition, only two articles…

Lyme Disease Presentation with Q&A Session

Lyme Disease Presentation with Q&A Session

The Rotary Club of Manchester Vermont Proudly Presents Printable flyer is here: GUFL 2016 Pat Smith Presentation Pat Smith President of the Lyme Disease Association Lyme Disease Presentation with Q&A Session Saturday August 6, 2016 2 – 4 PM Manchester Community Library 138 Cemetery Avenue Manchester Center, Vermont This event is FREE and volunteers will be…

Concern About Lyme in Vermont

Concern About Lyme in Vermont

“Even in areas where we have really low densities of ticks, the prevalence of Lyme is still hovering right around 50 percent. So even if you’re in an area where ticks aren’t very common, if you do end up with one, our data suggests that you should still be very concerned about Lyme disease.” http://digital.vpr.net/post/black-legged-ticks-are-now-widespread-vermont-and-half-carry-lyme#stream/0