Parents Lyme Group

This is the "Parents" sub-group of This group is focused exclusively on the special circumstances faced by parents and caregivers of children and young adults with Lyme.  If you are not a parent, family member, or caregiver to a young person with Lyme, please direct your discussion to your state group or the national group.   

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Welcome to the discussion and announcement groups for This is a place for virtual meetings, information sharing, and emotional support for people dealing with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Please be sure to read the Rules and Guidelines for this volunteer-run resource before posting.  Visit our Website at for additional resources. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. If you are in need of a Lyme-literate doctor, please visit the Find a Physician section of our Web site. 


Join any or many.  To join state or special sub-groups, join the national group, first, then subscribe to sub-groups. This will allow you to see national announcements and discussions, as well as topics focused on parents or states. All state groups can be found at where XX is your state postal code e.g., etc.  We provide a special sub-group for parents of pediatric Lyme patients:  You are free to join multiple groups, for example, adjoining states or your state and Parents. If you join at the national level only, you will only be able to participate in national discussions until you join a sub-group.

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