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HHS to Offer Special Webcast on H1N1 Flu

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host a Know What to Do about the Flu Webcast on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 from 1 – 2 p.m. EST. Experts will answer your questions about school-based vaccination clinics and children under age ten getting their second H1N1 vaccine. Participants include the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, the director of the Rhode Island Medical Reserve Corps, which helped vaccinate 73 percent of Rhode Island’s children in school-based vaccination clinics and the Alexandria City Public Schools Health Services Coordinator who helped conduct successful school-based vaccination clinics in Alexandria, VA.

 
WHO:

Dr. Anne Schuchat, Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, (CDC)

Tom Lawrence, NREMT-P, Director, Rhode Island Medical Reserve Corps

Robin Wallin, RN, MSN, Health Services Coordinator, Alexandria City Public Schools

 
WHAT:

Know What to Do about the Flu Webcast on school based vaccination clinics and children under age ten receiving their second H1N1 vaccine

 
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, January 6, 2010 at 1 – 2 p.m. EST
 
WHERE:

Live on www.flu.gov/live

 

TO PARTICIPATE: Join the discussion by sending questions in advance or during the Webcast to hhsstudio@hhs.gov.

 

For more information on steps you can take to prevent the flu, visit www.flu.gov.

Note: All HHS press releases, fact sheets and other press materials are available at http://www.hhs.gov/news.

HHS Press Office
202-690-6343

 

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