"Under Our Skin"
SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2009 - "Under Our Skin," an award-winning film on lyme disease
will be shown at Russian Gulch State Park's Recreation Hall from 6-9 p.m.
Russian Gulch SP is located two miles north of Mendocino off of Hwy. 1.
From Mendocino go north two miles, turn left off Hwy. 1 at the Russian Gulch State Park sign,
go left again and pass through the entrance kiosk, proceed downhill towards the beach and campgrounds. The Recreation Hall is the building at the bottom of the hill. Limited parking -
please call Lorraine at 937-3799 for directions and carpool
arrangements from Fort Bragg and Mendocino.
"Under Our Skin," a dramatic movie about microbes, medicine, money,
and the failure of our health care system to deal with a serious
epidemic, will be shown on Saturday, March 14 from 6-9 p.m. at Russian
Gulch State Park's Recreation Hall. This eye-opening film about lyme
disease and other tick-borne co-infections will be followed by a
Question and Answer period with Phyllis Mervine, president of the
California Lyme Disease Association. Russian Gulch State Park is two
miles north of the town of Mendocino on Hwy 1. The event, which is
co-sponsored by the Sierra Club, Mendocino Group, is free to the
This award-winning film investigates the emerging and largely untold
story of an epidemic larger than AIDS. Each year thousands go
undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, told that their symptoms are "all in
their head." While lyme disease is frightening in its scope and
tenacity, people who suspect they have the disease should be aware
that it often responds well to appropriate treatment. For more
information go to
To see clips of the film, go to
"Under Our Skin"