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New York State
Senator Shirley L. Huntley
For Immediate Release: May 27, 2009
Senator Huntley Hosts Lupus Awareness and Education Forum
State Senator Shirley L. Huntley will convene a forum to promote community awareness of the chronic disorder known as Lupus. The purpose of the event is to bring the community and health specialists and advocates together to foster a dialogue to inform residents of symptoms, and available treatment to those already suffering with Lupus. Panelists participating in the event include representatives from the Lupus Alliance of America-Long Island/Queens Affiliate, S.L.E. Lupus Foundation, and the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center/Medi Sys Family Health Care.
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body, including the skin, joints, and organs inside the body.
WHO: Senator Shirley L. Huntley and Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith
CO-SPONSORS: The Jamaica Neighborhood Center’s South East Queens Lupus Connection
WHEN: Thursday, May 28, 2009 @ 10 AM
WHERE: Jamaica Neighborhood Center
161-06 89th Avenue
Jamaica, New York 11432