Lyme Disease in Arkansas
Here is a directory for Lyme Disease support groups, websites, events and statistics in Arkansas. We will include other tick borne illnesses too.
Lyme Disease Support Groups in Arkansas
Lyme Disease and Tick Borne News Articles in Arkansas
- 2017 Arkansas Health Department: Two Cases Of Lyme Disease Found In Arkansas Channel 5
Arkansas is considered a low-incidence state for Lyme disease. However, Arkansas has a high number of other potentially fatal tick-borne illnesses, including tularemia, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and Ehrlichia.
- 2017 Gov. Hutchinson to sign Lyme disease proclamation after 2 confirmed cases in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – For the first time in a decade, two cases of Lyme disease were confirmed in Arkansas earlier this year.
- 2017 Lyme in Arkansas: From zero to May
“This is the last thing I would want my family to have or anybody else to have,” says Bowerman. “Especially in this state. We’re not necessarily up to date yet on treatment and diagnosis here so therefore a lot of… most people have to be forced to go out of state to have treatment.”