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Tick-Borne Disease Tag

May 2023: CO Governor Polis Proclamation for Lyme & Other TBD Awareness Month!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Colorado Governor, Jared Polis, signed a proclamation of Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Disease/Conditions Awareness Month for May, 2023! In addition, Chaffee County, the City of Salida, and the Town of Buena Vista, all at the heart of the Rocky Mountains, have made proclamations for the month of May. Consider asking your local community to do the same! As the distribution and prevalence of ticks and tick-borne diseases continues to increase at a national level…so must awareness! Colorado is home to a growing number of people that have been infected by Lyme and/or other tick-borne diseases or affected by tick-bite related conditions. Coloradan are at risk for tick bites depending on where they live, work or recreate, as well as from travel throughout the United States and the...

The Quiet Epidemic – Telluride

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]THE QUIET EPIDEMIC-TELLURIDE: The Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Association, 501c3 and Wilkinson Public Library are privileged to host the screening of The Quiet Epidemic, a feature-length documentary about Lyme disease. The film will be immediately followed with a Q&A. May 17, 2023, Telluride, CO is the fourth stop for this film tour in Colorado! Link to Wilkinson Public Library ABOUT THE FILM: After years of living with mysterious symptoms, a young girl from Brooklyn and a Duke University scientist are diagnosed with a disease said to not exist: Chronic Lyme disease. The Quiet Epidemic follows their search for answers, which lands them in the middle of a vicious medical debate. What begins as a patient story evolves into an investigation into the history of Lyme disease, dating back to...