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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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Save The Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Join us for Lyme Connection’s13th Annual  patient conference and health fair scheduled for Thursday evening, May 16 at Western Connecticut State University’s Westside Campus Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.  The 2018 event welcomed over 400 attendees from eight states.  Watch for full details announcing our guest speakers and health fair exhibitors coming soon.

New Daytime Support Group in 2019

Lyme Connection welcomes 2019 with a new daytime support group led by Lisa Oren, LCSW. The new group will meet from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Lyme Connection continues to hold its evening support group on the second Thursday of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. Both free meetings will be held at the Lyme Connection offices in the Town Hall Annex at 66 Prospect St. in Ridgefield. Check our calendar for details.

COMING EVENTS ...

 Meetings and events are always canceled when Ridgefield schools are closed. Check HERE for cancellations.

Backyard Prevention Film is a Wrap

We’re rolling out the (Lyme) green carpet to showcase a new tickborne disease prevention short film series at the Ridgefield Playhouse. Spray Safe, Play Safe: Tick Control Gets Reel, was created to help New England families make informed choices about managing ticks in their backyards.  These short films answer frequently asked questions about backyard tick management, with special emphasis on safe and effective use of pesticides.Bring the whole family for a free barbecue, giveaways, tick control information and photo ops with Fran the Tick! Order free tickets HERE.

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