Walk for Lupus in Agassiz

Lupus affects the immune system in 1 in 1,000 Canadians

A walk has been organized for the Agassiz area in support of the BC Lupus Society.

The Agassiz Do it For Lupus Walk will take place this Sat., Aug. 10 at 11 a.m., with registration that morning at the Chehalis River Hatchery on Morris Valley Road.

The walk will make its way from the Chehalis River to the Chehalis Soccer Field.

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects 1 in 1,000 Canadians. With lupus, the immune system can attack any organ in the body and if left untreated, it can be fatal.  Symptoms include extreme fatigue, fever, skin rashes, sun sensitivity, or persistent flu-like symptoms with blood abnormalities. Lupus often goes undetected

For more information, contact Maxine Williams at 604-491-7633 or email info@bclupus.org.