Third Annual Finish Lyme 5K

Southern Tier Lyme Support is proud to say that the third annual Finish Lyme 5K was a huge success.  We want to thank everyone that helped with event organization, and the many individuals who walked and ran in honor of this cause.   The Race to Finish Lyme 5K Walk and Run was held on  August 26, 2023 at Otsiningo Park, in Binghamton NY. The proceeds will support medical scholarships, pay for medical bills for those afflicted with Lyme and for the continued fight against Lyme. It was a great turn out, and we couldn’t have done it without those who participated, donated, and partook. Thank You!

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Upcoming Events

Southern Tier Lyme Support is proud to participate, once again, in the Roberson Museum and Science Center’s Home for the Holidays exhibit.  Our team will be decorating a tree in honor of the holiday and all those who are involved in the battle against Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

“Community involvement is why Home for the Holidays is such a longstanding success. Over 12,000 people attend each year! Home for the Holidays will take place November 16 – January 5.”

If you are among the 12,000, be sure to be on the lookout for the tree of green!  We wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and hope to see you Home for the Holidays!

Picture of Southern Tier Lyme’s 2023 tree at Roberson Museum.
Roberson: Museum and Science Center
The Angel atop the ST Lyme tree made by Yvonne Benjamin
Picture of the Southern Tier Lyme 2023 tree decorating team

On May 3, 2022, the 2022 Lyme and Other Tick-borne Disease webinar was live-streamed.  It is now available below.

Information About Lyme Disease

For answers to some of the most commonly asked questions regarding Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, and to get more information about treating a tick bite, please visit the links below. The information is provided by the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation.

FAQs About Lyme Disease

How to Deal with a Tick Bite

Advice about the coronavirus for people who have Lyme disease

Dr. Steven Bock, a Lyme-treating physician, provides information about the coronavirus–and the risk it poses for people with Lyme disease.

He explains about the immune system and ways that Lyme patients (and others with compromised immune systems) can protect themselves…


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Support Group Meetings Resume

We are very pleased to announce that support group meetings for individuals or family members dealing with Lyme disease will once again be hosted by Southern Tier Lyme Support at the Town of Chenango Building on the third Monday of each month. We look forward to seeing everybody!

The Town of Chenango municipal building is located in the Town of Chenango on State Route 12. The GPS address is 1529 State Route 12, Binghamton, NY.

Our Support Group

Lyme Disease Meetings are open to the public. If you know someone with Lyme symptoms please tell them about us.

Meeting dates, time and locations are listed below

Town of Chenango Building

1529 State Route 12
​Binghamton, NY. 13901

Southern Tier LYME Support, Inc.

  • Monday,  January 16, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, February 20, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, March 20, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, April 17, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, May 15, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, June 19, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, July 17, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, August 21, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, September 18, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, October 16, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, November 20, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, December 18, 2023, 5:30-7:30 p.m.


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