WHAT: Lecture by two experts on Lyme Disease: Sam Donta, M.D. (Boston Medical Center), and Richard Pollick, Ph.D. (Harvard School of Public Health)
WHEN: Tuesday, June 18, 2002, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Norwood Elks Club, 152 Winslow Ave., Norwood, MA
CONCERNED ABOUT LYME DISEASE?
REPORTED NUMBERS OF LYME DISEASE CASES ARE HIGHER THAN EVER IN MASSACHUSETTS
ATTEND THIS FREE TALK AND LEARN:
– What is Lyme Disease
– How is the disease diagnosed
– How do you contract the disease
– How can you be affected by Lyme Disease
– How can you protect yourself and your loved ones
– The answers to your questions and concerns about Lyme Disease
– If you qualify to be part of a research study on Lyme Disease
SPONSOR: Lyme Disease Association of Massachusetts, Inc. 1-866-LYMEHELP (1-866-596-3435); www.lymehelp.org
Nurses can earn 2 CEU credits for attending the lecture ($25.00 fee). Refreshments will be available for purchase.
Sam Donta, MD, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease, Molecular Medicine) and Director of the Lyme Disease Unit at Boston Medical Center. His topic is "Lyme Disease: Issues in the Diagnosis and Treatment."
Richard Pollick, PhD, Department of Immuniology & Infectious Disease at Harvard School of Public Health. He will address The Ecology & Biology of the Tick and How to Protect Oneself from Lyme Disease.
Directions: I-95 to exit 11B Neponset Street. Take 4th left onto Dean Street. Cross Route 1. At 2nd light at end of Dean Street, turn right onto Washington Street. Take 2nd left onto Walnut Street. Take 1st left onto Elk Way. Lodge is at the end on the right.
Alternate routes I-95 & Rte. 128 in Westwood. Take exit 15-B onto Route 1 South to Norwood. At 2nd set of traffic turn right on Dean Street. At the 2nd set of traffic lights at the end of Dean Street, turn right ontoWashington Street. Take 2nd left turn onto Walnut Street. Take 1st left turn onto ELK Way to its end. Lodge is on the right.
OR call 1-866-LYMEHELP for recorded directions.
The Lyme Disease Association of Massachusetts, sponsor of the lecture, urges the public at large and healthcare professions to attend.
The Lyme Disease Association of Massachusetts, Inc. is a non-profit charitable tax-exempt organization whose mission is to educate the citizens of Massachusetts about Lyme Disease and other tick-borne illnesses. It operates support groups in Westwood and Danvers.