New York: Senator Sue Serino named as chair of Tick-Borne Disease task force

Feb 20th, 2015

Alan Fanitzi,  Poughkeepsie Journal

New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos named Senator Sue Serino,R-Hyde Park, Dutchess County, as the new chair of the Senate Task Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases on Wednesday. The goal of the Task Force is to increase prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses for New York residents.

“Senator Serino not only represents a region that has some of the highest rates of Lyme disease in the country, but her family has also been directly affected,” Senator Skelos said. “She will provide the leadership to continue the Senate’s efforts to prevent the disease from affecting others and help those already afflicted.”

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  • Carrie says:

    Is there anyway to train the medical community in California how to properly diagnose and treat Lyme and all coinfections? My son and I live in Shasta county, and we can’t find a doctor who knows anything about Lyme disease. Were so sick. We are both skin and bones. I don’t know how much longer we can live untreated.