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Upcoming Lyme Disease Awareness Events
Monday, March 21, 2011

For Immediate Release:

March 21, 2011

 

Contact:  Elise Marsh

                 703-209-3787

 

Upcoming Lyme Disease Awareness Events

 

McLean, VA – Delegate Comstock’s office released the following information about two upcoming Lyme Disease Awareness Events and issued the following statement:

 

“I am happy to see that the Lyme Disease Task Force is getting all around the state to gather more information about the scourge of Lyme Disease in Virginia and that we have more education efforts going on also.  I was proud to introduce HJ 643, this year, which will permanently designate May as ‘Lyme Disease Awareness Month.’  Both the House of Delegates and the Senate passed the bill unanimously.”

 

MARCH 22 Meeting Of Lyme Disease Task Force In Springfield

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s Lyme Disease Task Force will hold a public forum on Tuesday, March 22 from 7-10 PM.  Anyone who wishes to address the chairman and other members of the task force is invited to speak. Written comments may also be sent to lyme@phc.edu.

 

WHO:              Lyme Disease Task Force

 

WHAT:           Public Forum

 

WHEN:           Tuesday March 22, 2011

                        7-10 p.m.

 

WHERE:         Immanuel Bible Church (main auditorium)

6911 Braddock Road

Springfield, VA  22151

 

MAY 5 Lyme Disease Awareness Program Held In Ashburn

A Lyme Disease Awareness program will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2011 from 7:00 - 9:30 PM at Our Savior's Way Lutheran Church (43115 Waxpool Road, Ashburn, VA 20148).  The program features local expert Samuel Shor, MD, FACP, plus a special screening of the award-winning documentary Under Our Skin.   Dr. Shor is a member of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell 's Lyme Disease Task Force.  More information can be found on the Church’s website: http://www.oswlc.org/events/lyme.

 

WHO:              Our Savior’s Way Lutheran Church

 

WHAT:           Lyme Disease Awareness Program

 

WHEN:          Thursday, May 5, 2011

                        7:00-9:30 p.m.

 

WHERE:        Our Savior’s Way Lutheran Church

                        43115 Waxpool Road

                        Ashburn, VA 20148

 

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