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Welcome to Lyme Connection

Lyme Connection represents patients, family members, practitioners, researchers and community members committed to ending the suffering caused by tick-borne diseases. We educate the community about prevention and early diagnosis and support patients.

Our goal is to connect patients with compassionate care, helpful services and fellow patients. We offer the encouragement and validation needed to make it through what is often a daunting challenge.

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Lyme Connection Receives Grant to Help Lyme Patients With Medical Bills

Lyme Connection is honored to be the recipients of a $15,000 grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to assist patients with medical bills. This gift, generously donated in honor of beloved nurse and Lyme patient Betsey White, will be used to assist Connecticut residents in need of financial aid in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases from doctors following the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) guidelines. An application form and guideline are available HERE.

 “Honoring and acting on donor intent is an important part of The Community Foundation’s stewardship role,” says Tricia Caldwell, Director of Communications for The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

Contact Karen Gaudian at 203-431-2754 for additional information.

  Lyme Connection Adding Second Evening Support Group in September

Lyme Connection is starting a second evening support group on September 22. This new monthly meeting will be on the second Thursday of every month, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Ridgefield's Town Hall Annex. Check our calendar for location, holiday cancellations and additional details. 

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