October 16, 2023
The McLean Community Center has created the “purrfect” event for local pet owners and their beloved animals! McLean Central Park will be alive with local pets and their families on October 16, 2022, when McLean Pet Fest takes place. NatCapLyme will exhibit at the McLean Pet Fest. Come and learn how to keep your pets safe from ticks and the diseases they carry and what to do if you find a tick on your pet. Demonstrations on how to properly remove a tick will be shown throughout the day. Learn how YOU can become a Tick Buster and fight the bite.
The McLean Community Center has created the “purrfect” event for local pet owners and their beloved animals! will be alive with local pets and their families on October 16, 2022, when McLean Pet Fest takes place.
August 12, 2023
Virginia Tick-borne Disease Working Group
The final meeting of the Virginia Tick-borne Disease Working Group will be held Monday, August 14 at 11 AM. The purpose of the working group is to make recommendations to the Governor of Virginia for reducing the occurrence and impact of tick-borne diseases in the Commonwealth by November 1,
Dr. Sam Shor will address the physician’s role in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and tick-borne diseases.
To participate in this meeting, join with the direct link: Tick-borne Disease Work Group Aug 14 Zoom Meeting. To see the Agenda and Click Read More
July 10, 2023
The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine held a successful and informative two-day workshop in Washinton DC titled “Toward a Common Research Agenda in Infection – Associated Chronic Illnesses: A Workshop to Examine Common, Overlapping Clinical and Biological Factors”.
The workshop brought together clinicians, researchers, health officials and patient advocates to examine common biological and clinical factors associated with four chronic illnesses: Long Covid, Post Treatment Lyme Disease or Persistent Lyme Disease, ME/CFS, and Multiple Sclerosis. The presenting experts agreed it is critical begin to recognize the commonality of these diseases, to find the identifying biomarkers of each disease and develop accurate diagnostics and curative therapies.
July 9, 2023
NatCapLyme is pleased to announce that HB 2008, legislation we helped pass in 2023 (see below) has resulted in the convening of the Virginia Tick-borne Disease Working Group. Several meetings have been held and the minutes of those meetings may be found on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall website (https://townhall.virginia.gov/). The purpose of the working group is to make recommendations to the Governor for reducing the occurrence and impact of tick-borne diseases in the Commonwealth by November 1, 2023.
If you are interested in participating in the next meeting go to https://townhall.virginia.gov/ and select “meetings” in the menu options on the left side of homepage and then choose “Virginia Department of Health” from the agency drop down list that appears on the following page. Alternatively, try this direct link: Tick borne Disease Work Group Meetings.
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.
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