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First Annual Legs Against Lyme


On May 21, 2022 we gathered Central New York’s Lyme Warriors for the 1st Annual Legs Against Lyme at Onondaga Lake Park! With the leadership of Legs Against Lyme Walk Chair Nicole Sommavilla, our inaugural walk turned out to be an extraordinary, tick-free success.

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calendarMay 4, 2022

Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Support Group

Join us for our May Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Support Group! The CNY Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Alliance Support Group is a group of individuals who come together to share their experience, strength and hope of their journeys with each other. Our purpose is to support and educate those with or around tick-borne diseases and... Read More

calendarMarch 23, 2022

Elizabeth Balfour Joins the Alliance

Balfour brings more than 10 years’ experience to Education Coordinator role MANLIUS, March 23, 2022 – The Central New York Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Alliance welcomes Elizabeth Balfour as its new Education Coordinator. Balfour was an Instructional Specialist with the Catholic Charities of Onondaga County and brings more than 10 years’ experience working with diverse students, adults... Read More

calendarMarch 18, 2022

Meet the Alliance: Ryan Maness

Ryan Maness is a government relations expert, with a particular focus on state tax and budgetary policy. Focused on analyzing the political landscape, devising legislative strategies, and executing influence campaigns. He is also a former indigent criminal defense attorney and earned a JD from Syracuse University College of Law. What paid or volunteer positions have... Read More

Who is Affected?


Hikers, campers, children, adults, landscapers, gardeners, lawnmowers, farmers, pet owners, hunters, everyone. If you step outside and walk across the grass to your mailbox, if you're inside and open the door to let the dog in, if you live in a city or suburbs, if you're playing golf or soccer. Everyone is affected.

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I've been bitten by a tick

Do you think or know that you've been bitten by a tick? View our resources page for prevention tips as well as treatment options available to you.

Untreated Lyme disease can produce a wide range of symptoms, depending on the stage of infection. These include fever, rash, facial paralysis and arthritis. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a quick guide of common symptoms to look for in early and late-stage Lyme disease.