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Education, Prevention, Research & Advocacy


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Working together to support Coloradans…

Community Partners, collaborators and supporters help provide the resources we need year round to help others through our education, prevention, research and awareness programs!

2021 Community Partners

Would you like to become a 2022 Community Partner? Contact for information and application!

Sawyer Products

At Sawyer Products, We Keep You Outdoors and protected from Lyme Disease with our odorless after drying fabric insect treatment, Permethrin. From the sidewalks of Manhattan to the thick woods of Maine, Sawyer Permethrin will repel and kill ticks mosquitoes, chiggers, mites, and 55 others species of insects for 6 weeks or 6 washes when applied to clothing and gear.  When paired with a topical repellent such as our Picaridin or Deet repellents, you will have your optimal repellency.  Sawyer has been Community Partners since 2018. For more information on all of their products, please visit

IGeneX, Inc.

IGeneX, Inc. is a specialized clinical reference laboratory focusing on Lyme disease and other associated Tick-Borne diseases.  IGeneX, Inc. was founded in 1991 and since then has provided personalized service to private practice physicians, hospitals, and other clinical reference laboratories worldwide. IGeneX is recognized worldwide as offering the most comprehensive testing available by hiring highly skilled professional laboratory personnel and using the most advanced techniques and instruments.

Medical Bill Gurus

Medical Bill Gurus is a 3rd party medical billing service that assists patients with securing insurance reimbursements for treatments received at cash based medical providers that are typically alternative or integrative in nature. Sign up for a free case evaluation to learn what type of insurance you should have to qualify for insurance reimbursements, and how Medical Bill Gurus can help you secure those insurance reimbursements. All services are offered on a contingency basis, such that all consultations and policy evaluations are free, and there is only a fee if Medical Bill Gurus successfully helps you secure reimbursements. Medical Bill Gurus have been Community Partners since 2019!


Ticknology is a Colorado based company offering affordable tick testing for 8 diseases including Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, Borrelia miyamotoi, Borrelia mayonii, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Ehrlichiosis & Tularemia. Low fee tick testing is made possible through the commercial sales of their innovative products and tick removal kits. Ticknology supports the Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease community. Sharing a common goal of disease awareness and prevention, COTBDAA was the Ticknology sponsorship recipient for 2017, and received 5% of Universal Tick Test revenue for 2017! Ticknology has been a community partner since 2017! 

Colorado Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Support Group

Now partnered with COTBDAA, the Colorado Lyme & TBD Support Group provides a private space to interact with other people faced with the challenges of Lyme and other tick-Borne Diseases. This group offers both online patient support and face-to-face virtual Meet-up opportunities along the front range of Colorado. Join the private FB group here.

Non-Profit Partners

Lyme Disease Association, Inc.

Lyme Disease Association, Inc. is a national all-volunteer run non-profit organization; leaders dedicated to Research, Education, Prevention and Patient support. LDA has provided educational grants in support of the Rocky Mountain Forums as well as the COTBDAA educational brochures. We work cooperatively with organizations all over the US through our partner affiliation with LDA Net.

LivLyme Foundation/TickTracker

The LivLyme Foundation is a nonprofit organization providing financial assistance to families of children suffering from Lyme disease, funding scientists for Lyme and tick-borne disease research, while delivering tick education and awareness around the globe.  LivLyme Founder, Olivia Goodreau is also the inventor of TickTracker, an app designed to identify, track ticks in real time, and to spread tick-borne disease awareness to keep you safe.

Center for Lyme Action

Center for Lyme Action is a 501c4 dedicated to growing federal funding for Lyme disease in an effort to make Lyme disease easy to diagnose and simple to cure. Our values are: bi-partisan, inclusive, humane, and scientific.

COTBDAA Supporters

Moonlight Pizza & Brewpub

Great food…great people! Moonlight Mondays at Moonlight Pizza and BrewPub. Mondays they donate 10% of their daily sales to community organizations. COTBDAA was the grateful recipient of a Moonlight Monday donation in 2017, 2018 & 2019. In 2020, COTBDAA donated back the money raised in appreciation of  the fantastic Moonlight employees during a very difficult time. The 2022 Moonlight Monday COTBDAA fundraiser is scheduled for April 25th! Join us! 

Shop here beginning July 1st! COTBDAA will be the recipient of all profits from the coffee sales for this quarter!

Agápē coffee

“Great Coffee, Greater Purpose”… delicious coffee on a completely not-for-profit basis. Every cent they bring in that is above their costs will be donated to charity. That means every bag of Agápē coffee that you purchase is helping to support an awesome cause, and COTBDAA was honored and grateful to be a recipient in 2017!! Not only do you get to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee, but you get the joy of knowing you’re a part of something much bigger.

COTBDAA Research Collaborators

Dr. Heather Szerlong, PhD.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

COTBDAA Education/Prevention Collaborators

Chaffee County Public Health