Pembroke: Rep. Cutler To Host Forum on Lyme Disease, Tick Borne Illnesses

Medical experts and Legislators will be holding a forum to inform the public about Lyme Disease on Monday, June 6 in Pembroke.

Rep. Josh Culter of Pembroke is organizing the event, along with state Senator Vinny deMacedo.

Rep. Cutler says that he is looking forward to the forum.

“We put together an expert panel for a community forum and it’s going to feature two experts: an expert from The Department of Public Health, who’s an expert on infectious diseases, and also a doctor from Harvard Medical School, who’s the co-director of the Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness,” said Cutler.

“So this is a great opportunity to get all the facts and all the latest information on Lyme disease and other tick borne illnesses, in terms of treatment and prevention.”

The forum will also feature a legislative update to let attendees know about potential changes to how Lyme disease is better covered under insurance plans.

Rep. Cutler says that he hopes to see people take advantage of the forum.

“People don’t need to RSVP — just show up. We’re going to offer a light lunch at the Pembroke Public Library meeting room at noontime on Monday, June 6. It’s a great event for parents, health and public safety professionals and anyone who’s either suffered from one of these diseases in the past or are concerned about it,” said Cutler.

To learn more about the forum, visit Rep. Cutler’s website at

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