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Lyme Disease - Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

American Lyme Disease Foundation
P.O. Box 466
Lyme, CT  06371
Email: inquire@aldf.com
physref@aldf.com (to find a doctor who is knowledgeable about Lyme disease)
Web Address: www.aldf.com
 

This organization provides health professionals and the public with pamphlets, videos, and other educational materials about tick-borne illnesses, such as Lyme disease. The foundation also has a service to help you find a doctor who knows about diagnosing and treating tick-borne infections.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Division of Vector Borne Diseases (DVBID)
3150 Rampart Road
Fort Collins, CO  80521
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
Fax: (770) 488-4760
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Web Address: http://cdc.gov/ncezid/dvbd/
 

The Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases is a national and international reference center for vector-borne viral and bacterial diseases. The mission of the division is to develop and maintain effective surveillance for vector-borne infectious diseases; conduct field and laboratory research and epidemic aid investigations; develop improved methods and strategies for disease diagnosis, surveillance, prevention, and control; and provide information and technical expertise.


Insect Repellents: Use and Effectiveness
Phone: 1-800-858-7378
Web Address: http://cfpub.epa.gov/oppref/insect/index.cfm
 

This EPA website provides information about how long insect repellents will work and how to use them. There is also information about other ways to protect yourself from biting insects.


National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health
NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations
6610 Rockledge Drive, MSC 6612
Bethesda, MD  20892-6612
Phone: 1-866-284-4107 toll-free
Phone: (301) 496-5717
Fax: (301) 402-3573
TDD: 1-800-877-8339
Web Address: www.niaid.nih.gov
 

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases conducts research and provides consumer information on infectious and immune-system-related diseases.


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Last Updated: August 21, 2012
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