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.
Come join us.
Lyme Connection received a $25,500 three-year grant grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to support patients with medical expenses. These funds will be used to assist Connecticut residents in need of financial assistance in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases from doctors following the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) guidelines. Connecticut residents, who fall at or below 85% of the State Median Income Level, receive state or federal assistance are encouraged to apply.
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is a philanthropic institution that was established in 1928 as the community’s permanent charitable endowment. Nurse practitioner Elizabeth (Betsey) White was loved throughout the Lyme community for her intelligence, kindness and commitment to supporting the needs of her fellow patients. Applicants must complete the application and submit with supportive documents. Families who are at or below 85% of the State Median Income or participate in state or federal assistance programs should consider applying.
12th Annual Lyme Patient Conference and Health Fair
Dr. Steven Phillips, MD
Internationally renowned Lyme and tick-borne diseases physician/researcher, Wilton, CT
Dr. Neil Spector, MD
Oncologist, researcher, author and Lyme patient, Duke University School of Medicine
Lyme patient, advocate, Biotech start-up cofounder, Sony songwriter, author
Courage in Journalism Award Recipient
VP/General Manager, WNYW-Fox5NY
Emmy Award winning series
“Lyme and Reason: The Cause and Consequences of Lyme Disease”
Health Fair featuring Lyme-literate practitioners, prevention products,