New York City Lyme Disease Support Group


Upcoming Support Group Meetings:

Monday, January 28, 2019, 7pm - Speaker: Jerry Simons, P.A.

Jerry has a very solid history dealing with Lyme patients and supporting the development of the Lyme community.  He worked for 11 years with Dr. Joseph Burrascano, an heroic pioneer in Lyme disease treatment.  While there, Jerry helped launch the ILADS Physician Training Program.  After Dr. Burrascano's retirement, Jerry brought his Lyme disease expertise to the Morrison Center and continues to specialize in treating Lyme patients including many in our support group.  He has widely lectured and written on Lyme disease and other medical/surgical topics, to groups of Lyme patients and Physician's Assistant groups, and has won numerous awards for his teaching and leadership.

Monday, February 25, 7pm

Monday, March 25, 7pm

Time:  7:00p - 9:00p
Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center of Mount Sinai Beth Israel

10 Union Square East btw 14th & 15th St.
2nd floor Conference Center, Room 2

Meetings are on the 4th Monday of each month.
(Note the 4th Monday is not always the last Monday of the month.)

Please note: People often come to the group seeking info on what has worked for others. While this can be helpful, it is important to note that group members are not medical professionals. They speak only from their own experience, and any treatments mentioned in meetings cannot be taken as medical advice.

Oct. 10-11, 2014 Lyme protest at IDSA conference in Philadelphia

Sept. 17, 2014 Silent Vigil at NY Times

May 10, 2013 Worldwide Lyme Awareness Rally
The international Lyme disease community rallied in support of patients in 29 countries around the world and 25 states in the US for the first time.

NYC Rally Video  > Photos     > Photos from Worldwide Rallies  

Sign Petition: Remove outdated IDSA Guidelines from NGC!

ACTIVISM - Watch videos:
> LymeRights protest at Rep. Pallone's office
> Patients' messages to Rep. Pallone

Resources (free brochures)

Lyme Disease: The Basics -
A plain-language introduction to tick-borne diseases

ILADS: What every Primary Care Physician should know about Lyme Disease

ILADS: Psychiatric Lyme Disease

ILADS & Burrascano Treatment Guidelines


Lyme Disease Association

International Lyme & Associated Diseases Society (ILADS)

Sign the Petition
Protest the inhumane IDSA Lyme treatment guidelines

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