Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Phone-in press briefing TODAY at 4 p.m. to discuss H1N1 vaccine clinics

Dr. Fielding will be hosting a phone-in teleconference for the media to
update them about DPH's H1N1 vaccination clinics today at 4 p.m.

Thank you,


For Immediate Release:
October 27, 2009

Update on Pandemic H1N1 2009
Phone-in Press Briefing

WHAT: The Los Angeles County Health Officer, Dr. Jonathan E. Fielding,
will provide an update on the Department of Public Health's free H1N1
vaccine clinics and ongoing efforts to distribute the H1N1 vaccine to
residents of Los Angeles County who are at a high risk for complications
from the flu.

WHEN: TODAY, Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Time: 4 p.m.

WHERE: Press Conference Call-in number: (866) 233-3852
Access code: 121568

Reporters will be able to dial in five minutes before the press
conference begins. The teleconference will be listen-only during the
announcement. Reporters will be able to ask questions, in English or
Spanish, during the Q & A session.

The press conference will be recorded, and a replay will be available
approximately one hour after the press conference has ended. The replay
will be available for up to one week. A separate phone number for the
replay will be provided on our website:

WHO: Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH
Director of Public Health and Health Officer

Marina Alvarez, MPH
Spanish spokesperson

Public Health Communications Office
(213) 240-8144

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