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Why?

We can combat ticks and their diseases in Central New York.

Just about everyone knows someone with or directly affected by a tick-borne disease. Peoples’ lives have been severely limited by a bite from a tiny tick. As well as profoundly affecting families, the disease has a broader economic impact, raises environmental issues and raises questions about insurance policies and payments.

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calendarJanuary 10, 2022

Meet the Alliance: Douglas E. Wojcik, DVM

Douglas E. Wojcik, DVM is a small-animal veterinarian and has owned the Liverpool Village Animal Hospital since 1998 with a focus on creating an environment for excellent animal care through learning and collaboration. This approach provides for a better work environment, comprehensive client care and the best medical care for the patient. What paid or... Read More

calendarJanuary 4, 2022

Join Our Team: Education Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY  Under the leadership of the Executive Director, the Education Coordinator will create and deliver educational programs and assist in program development to further the purpose and goals of the CNY Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance. The Education Coordinator delivers both in-person and online educational programs and services in the form of presentations, seminars,... Read More

calendarSeptember 13, 2021

CDC Podcast: Comparison of Lyme Disease in the United States and Europe

Good morning, Central New York! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently shared a new episode of their Emerging Infections Diseases Podcast to discuss Lyme in the United States and Europe. Check out the episode on Spotify below.... Read More

Who is Affected?

Everyone!

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.

Learn About Lyme

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.

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