"Those suffering from chronic
Helming is a member of the
Currently, health insurance companies are not required to cover long-term treatment for people who suffer from chronic
"The data gained through the study will help lawmakers make informed decisions about insurance," Helming stated in a release.
Specifically, the legislation directs the state
Ticks run rampant in grassy areas, especially tall grass but you can also get bit just walking in a mowed lawn. Wearing long pants with socks pulled over the bottom of the legs is a good idea. It's also key to check yourself, your children, and pets after every outdoor encounter where ticks might be, she said.
Monitor your health and contact your health care provider or veterinarian if you or your pets experience symptoms. A bull's-eye rash, headache, fever, chills, tiredness, and body aches are common early symptoms.
If untreated, symptoms can progress to additional rashes, joint swelling and pain, nerve involvement, and heartbeat abnormalities.
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