When: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 6:30pm
Where: On Zoom. Contact the Southwick Public Library to sign up at southwicklibrary@comcast. net or 413-569-1221
Life was precarious in early New England, and there were many perils, not the least of which was the cyclical appearance of fatal epidemics. Another equal danger to health was the state of medicine and its understanding of what caused – and how to cure – some of the more common and serious of those afflictions. Dennis Picard will share a bit about the symptoms, causes and treatments endured by those living in the Pioneer Valley and greater region.