Legislative Package To Fight Lyme Disease Introduced In NY

December 29th,

A package of state legislation aimed at fighting Lyme and tick-borne diseases is being introduced ahead of the 2018 session by Senator Susan Serino (R, Hyde Park), chairwoman of the Senate’s Lyme Task Force.

She teamed up with Senator Kemp Hannon (R, Garden City), chairman of the Senate’s Health Committee, to introduce four bills that they hope will better address the diseases.

Serino said one bill would create a pilot program for Lyme and tick-borne disease testing in children.

“So often kids are misdiagnosed….

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