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MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Monday September 28TH, 2009

 

KNOW WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE FLU WEBCAST FOR INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS WHO WORK WITH SENIORS

LIVE ON FLU.GOV

 

WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services will co-host a Know What to Do about the Flu Webcast on WEDNESDAY September 30th. Experts from the Administration on Aging and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, both part of the U.S Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) as well as top officials from the National Council on Aging, and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging will discuss what individuals and organizations who work with seniors should do to help keep themselves and their employees healthy this flu season and what the organizations can do to help inform seniors and their families about the flu.

 

WHO: Dr. Anthony Fiore, Medical Officer, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS

Ms. Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Administration on Aging, HHS

Ms. Sandra Markwood, Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Mr. James Firman, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Council on Aging

 

 

WHAT: Know What to Do about the Flu Webcast

 

WHEN: WEDNESDAY September 30th at 1:00 PM EDT

 

WHERE: Live on www.flu.gov/live

 

 

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

 

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