Lyme disaease awareness boosted with Victoria events

Free film screening, rally at legislature support cause

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.