December 13, 2016
Today, President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act, which contains tick-borne disease language. NatCapLyme has issued a statement concerning this bill.
September 14, 2016
NatCapLyme would like to express its sincere appreciation to the Colour Bar Studio, located in Vienna, VA, for their 2nd Annual Cut-A-Thon event, which raised more than $9,000. The event was a great success and lots of fun for everyone. Proceeds from the event will go to benefit education, awareness, and research through the work of NatCapLyme.
June 13, 2016
On May 15th, more than 1,500 runners and walkers from 15 states, the Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia participated in the Sixth Annual Loudoun Lyme 10K/5K/1K, making it the largest race for Lyme disease awareness and funding in America.
The race at Brambleton Town Center in Ashburn, Virginia netted close to $80,000, which will go to crucial Lyme disease research and prevention and educational programs.
May 13, 2016
Governor Larry Hogan today signed Maryland’s first Lyme disease bill into law. The Lyme Disease-Laboratory Test-Required Notice bill was passed unanimously in both the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates in April.
The law requires health care providers and medical laboratories that draw blood for a Lyme disease test to give patients a written statement explaining that current testing for Lyme disease can be problematic and that a negative result doesn’t necessarily mean you don’t have the disease.
February 10, 2016
The National Capital Lyme Disease Association (NatCapLyme) today announced that the Virginia Senate passed landmark legislation relating to a patients right to treatment under guidelines listed in the National Guidelines Clearinghouse (the “NGC”).
December 31, 2015
As we begin a new year at NatCapLyme, I would like to thank our community as well as our friends around the country for their support during the past year, and wish them all health and happiness in 2016. As a multi-purpose organization, our efforts are focused on helping people with tick-borne diseases through increased awareness, education, support, advocacy and research.
December 31, 2014
As we begin a new year at NatCapLyme would like to thank our community as well as our friends around the county for your support and help during the past year and wish you health and happiness in 2015. As a multi-purpose organization our efforts are focused on helping people with tick-borne diseases through awareness, education, support, advocacy, and research.
September 10, 2014
NATCAPLYME is pleased to announce a grant program for first time attending physicians to attend the upcoming ILADS Fundamentals of Lyme Disease.
|VA Senate Bill SB 671 Virginia Senate debate and vote on SB 671.||February 10, 2016|
|What’s Wrong With Me||April 17, 2014|
|Under Our Skin (Extended Trailer)||July 31, 2013|
|What Is Lyme Disease||July 31, 2013|
|NatCapLyme: Governor McDonnell Signs HB 1933||July 31, 2013|
|Congress Asked To Take Closer Look at Lyme Disease||April 18, 2013|
|National Capital Lyme Disease Association WVPT||April 18, 2013|
|J. Randall Minchew, Loudoun, VA | HB1933||February 20, 2013|
|Mark Keam, Fairfax, VA | HB1933||February 20, 2013|
|Barbara J. Comstock, Fairfax, VA | HB1933||February 20, 2013|
|Robert G. Marshall, Prince William, VA | HB1933||February 20, 2013|
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