Free Epilepsy Awareness Workshop At MACC June 13

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The Mountain Arts Community Center will offer a free epilepsy awareness workshop led by the Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee on Tuesday, June 13 at 6 p.m.  

During the workshop, videos will be viewed showing some of the most common types of seizures, epilepsy"myths and truths" will be explored, participants will be instructed on life-saving seizure first-aid techniques, reducing triggers be discussed, and more.

To RSVP, contact the Mountain Arts Community Center at 423-886-1959 or e-mail shawnesseyc@gmail.com.



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