Our Role & Impact

Position Statements

NatCapLyme focuses our efforts on helping people with tick-borne diseases through awareness, education, support, advocacy, and research. After careful deliberation, we issue formal position or policy statements on issues that are of critical importance to our community and our association’s mission. We invite you to read through our past position statements:


Letter to the Honorable Bob McDonnell

NatCapLyme Letters to Governor Bob McDonnell addressing HB1933, the Lyme Disease Testing Information Disclosure Act, requesting that he sign the bill into law and reject the Medical Society of Virginia’s attempt to Veto this lifesaving legislation.

NatCapLyme’s Letter of March 6, 2013

NatCapLyme’s Letter of February 25, 2013