Lyme in Alabama

Lyme Disease in Alabama

Here is a collection of events, news, research, legislation and support groups for Lyme disease patients who live in Alabama. If you know of more that need to be added just write in the comment below.

Alabama Support Groups/Websites

Lyme Disease Stats

For reports of Lyme disease in Alabama click here.


2015 Lyme disease ‘endemic’ in 7 Alabama counties: what you need to know
Calhoun, Chambers, Jefferson, Mobile, Shelby, Russell and Tuscaloosa counties have been declared areas “endemic” to Lyme disease, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

Lyme disease impacts seven Alabama counties
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — According to the State Department of Public Health, Lyme disease has become an epidemic in seven Alabama counties. The disease is contracted through certain tick bites and it can be hard to detect.

WSFA 12 special report: Lyme disease in Alabama – WSFA
May 19, 2014 – In this WSFA 12 special report, we show you how Lyme disease could be a bigger problem in Alabama than most people think.

Lyme Disease in the South – WTVY
May 17, 2013 – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley recently declared May as LymeDisease Awareness Month, but a diagnosis can be hard to come by in the …

University of Alabama at Birmingham students track Lyme
Aug 13, 2009 – Alabama has it all: warm weather, wet soils, heavy underbrush. All the stuff that Lyme-carrying ticks love. But Alabama reports only a handful of


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