Center for Lyme Action Send Group Letter to Appropriators
In May 2020, Center for Lyme Action drafted 4 letters to support appropriations requests for Lyme disease. More than 160 Lyme leaders, organizations, scientists signed the group letter that went to 2 different sub committees in the House and 2 committees in the Senate.
Here are the appropriations requests:
- Fund the Kay Hagan Tick Act +$30M ($30M Total)
- Increase Lyme Research Funding at the NIH +$59M ($93M Total)
- Increase funding for CDMRP Tick-borne Disease Research Program +$5M ($12M Total)
And here are the signed letters of support from the Lyme Community to the committees:
WHAT TO DO NEXT. If you are a Lyme leader — a Lyme organization, Lyme physicians, or Lyme researchers — please co-sign the letters.
Forward your emails with the approval of support to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include name, affiliation and city, state and zipcode.
We’ll compile the names and put the letter together.
DEADLINE: Please forward your emails with the approval of support, including name, affiliation and city, state and zip code to email@example.com by Wednesday May 20, 2020.