Lyme disaease awareness boosted with Victoria events

By Staff Writer – Victoria News   Published: May 02, 2013 4:00 PM Updated: May 02, 2013 4:40 PM

A pair of events hosted by Lyme disease awareness advocates next week aim to get information out about the rare and often hard-to-diagnose affliction.

A free screening of the film Under Our Skin: The Untold Story of Lyme Disease, happens Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at the Hillside Seniors’ Health Centre, 1454 Hillside Ave. Seating is limited, but reservations can be made by calling 250-370-5641, ext. 2, or emailing WellnessCentreRegistration@viha.ca and leaving your name, phone number and how many seats you need. 

On May 11, a rally at the legislature gets underway at 1:30 p.m. Guest speakers include Lyme disease patients who will share their stories. 

For more information visit LymeVI.ca or CanLyme.com or call Dave at 778-433-1047.

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