‘Luke’s Note’

Tonight we were at our son’s baseball game. His first year playing little league is significant because there were springs and summers he was too sick to leave the house. Playing sports was simply not an option. The journey we have been on as a family has addressed so much more than Lyme disease – friendship, community, depression, addiction, parenthood, anxiety, dreams, family legacies….. I am grateful for everything we have learned, but sitting here tonight, watching the game, what I appreciate is the health of our family, and the well-being we have worked so hard to...

VT Dept. Health

I have been writing to Commissioner Harry Chen, M.D. and the Vermont Department of Health to encourage them to make changes to the VDH web section for Lyme and Tick-borne Diseases. I have also requested that the VDH establish a formal interdisciplinary committee to vet information about tick-borne disease and provide Vermonters and their physicians with a source of accurate information on the debate about Lyme disease and treatment protocols. The Burlington Free Press published my letter to the editor about this subject. If you would like a copy of my report to the Vermont Department of Health or of my letter to Dr. Chen please contact me and I will send it to...