NEWS: California's Lyme advisory committee to meet March 13
The annual meeting of California’s Lyme Disease Advisory Committee is open to the public, in person or by phone.
Committee members represent Lyme patients and advocates, university researchers, vector control districts, the California Medical Association, county health officers, and the California Department of Public Health. Public comment is held at the end of the meeting, with individual speakers limited to three minutes.
Lyme Disease Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda
Thursday March 13, 2014, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
California Department of Public Health
1500 Capitol Avenue, Conference Room B, C
Sacramento, CA 95814
Call in number: 866-723-1793
Participant passcode: 7893538#
Refreshments (9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.)
Committee member updates
CDPH progress report ( Denise Bonilla, MS, MS)
Preview of 2014 goals
Update on tick and human surveillance and reporting
Comparative sampling of substrates for Ixodes pacificus nymphs at three Sierra Foothill sites (Mark Novak, PhD)
Impact on messaging (committee discussion)
Tick identification card update (Claudia Erickson, MS, CHES)
Suggestions for update (committee discussion)
Lyme disease case reporting (Anne Kjemtrup, DVM, MPVM, PhD)
*Public comments are important to this committee. However, due to time constraints, comments will be limited to 3 minutes. If a speaker feels that more time is needed, prior approval from the Committee Chair is required. Contact Mr. Chris Parlier (firstname.lastname@example.org ).