“Ticking Time Bomb”: Comprehensive Report Released Following Public Hearing on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases

The following is a comprehensive report from the NYS SenateTask Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases aimed at combatting the spread of Lyme and tick-borne diseases (TBDs) in the state. Based on the findings presented at a recent public hearing convened by members of the Task Force, this new report highlights the immediate need for a statewide action plan, as well as a legislative commitment to empowering patients and funding critically necessary research to reduce the tick population.