2019 Community Partners!

We wish to acknowledge our 2019 Community Partners! Working together toward common goals of education, prevention, research, advocacy and patient support we accomplish so much more!  As a 100% volunteer run 501(c)3 non-profit organization we rely on the generosity of our partners, sponsors and supportive donations.  Please visit our partners for the incredible services, products, […]

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May is Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Month in Colorado!

Colorado Governor, Jared Polis, has signed a proclamation for Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Month in May! As the distribution and prevalence of ticks and tick-borne diseases continues to increase at a national level…so must awareness. Though Colorado is considered a “low incidence” state,  we are home to a growing number of people that […]

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Tick-Borne Diseases and Mental Health. It’s not always what you think…

Dr. Sharon Austin has just written an article for United States Association for Body Psychotherapy. Dr. Austin is a Clinical Psychologist in Fort Collins, CO specializing in Somatic psychotherapy for couples, trauma and chronic medical conditions.  In addition she practices Gestalt Equine Assisted Therapy.  She is a board member for  Colorado Tick-Borne Diseases Awareness Association(COTBDAA) […]

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Tickborne Diseases: A CDC Update

Tickborne Diseases: A CDC Update Tuesday, April 9, 2019 12:00:00 PM MDT – 1:15:00 PM MDT Up-to-date information on tick-borne diseases will be presented by Dr. Grace Marx, medical epidemiologist at the CDC. In addition to a general overview on tick-borne disease epidemiology and prevention, new topics including invasive tick species and surveillance guidance will […]

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URGENT: Public Feedback on NIH Tick-borne Diseases Strategic Plan Requested by March 13, 2019!

Your voice matters! National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH) is developing a strategic framework to advance tick-borne diseases (TBD) research and development for the next five years and beyond. They are requesting public comments to identify any significant research gaps or barriers, scientific opportunities, or resources not listed that could advance TBD priorities.  […]

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#FacesofLymeinCO

Spring is fast approaching!  May is nationally recognized as Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Month! COTBDAA is dedicated to elevating awareness by putting the spotlight on real faces of Lyme and other Tick-Borne Diseases in Colorado! Be part of the #FacesofLymeinCO campaign! Let’s put a face to the diseases that are debilitating a growing number […]

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