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GROTON — Did you know ?

Deer ticks carry Lyme Disease and they are very prevalent in our area?

You don’t need to have a bull’s eye rash to have contracted Lyme Disease?

You can test negative and still have Lyme Disease?

Want to learn more ? Attend the Lyme Disease Informational Coffee, hosted by Groton-Dunstable Alliance for Youth (GDAY) at the Main Street Café on Monday, June 9, 9-11 a.m.

Come talk with the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health and obtain Lyme literature while you have a free coffee courtesy of the Groton Dunstable Alliance for Youth.

View an age-specific Lyme Disease video at your school this week during health class.

Obtain Lyme Disease literature, which will be made available at various local businesses around Groton all week.

Visit Lyme-aid! A Lyme Disease Awareness Fair will be held on June 10 (half day of school) at the Groton-Dunstable Middle School. There will be a bake sale, balloons, face paints, tick awareness bracelets, tick remover kits and plenty of literature available. Kids of all ages are welcome.

Watch “Around Town” with Jane Bouvier on Groton public access, live at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 12 for an informative panel discussion with Dr. Luz Ruiz, Lyme literate doctor from Nashoba Valley Medical Center, and Donna Castle, Lyme Support Group organizer.

Attend a screening of a new Lyme documentary “Under Our Skin” at Lawrence Academy on Friday, June 13, 7 p.m., hosted by the Groton Film Society. This audience-choice award finalist at the Tribeca Film Festival is a dramatic tale of microbes, medicine and money. This eye-opening film investigates the untold story of Lyme disease, an emerging epidemic larger than AIDS.

For more information on any of the above events, call (978) 448-0213.

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