Amanda Rutherford to Discuss Living with Cystic Fibrosis at Jackson Library

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JACKSON – To mark Rare Disease Day, the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch will host Ocean County resident Amanda Rutherford in a candid discussion of Cystic Fibrosis, 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29. The program will be streamed live via

https://www.facebook.com/oceancountylibrary.

Rutherford will also discuss the AffloVest portable breathing aid, given by the Colton Underwood Legacy Foundation.

Cystic Fibrosis affects about 70,000 people worldwide, about 30,000 in America, and an estimated 475 in New Jersey.

The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive. Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the branch at 732-928-4400, or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org/events or  www.tinyurl.com/rarediseasedayfeb29. Register for the live stream at www.tinyurl.com/livestreamed.