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For Immediate Release: February 19, 2008
Contact: Division of News & Electronic Media, Office of Communication
CDC to Discuss First State Preparedness Report
Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H; Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and
Richard Besser, M.D., Director, CDC Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response
The telebriefing will provide background and highlights from CDC’s first public health emergency preparedness report on state preparedness efforts. The embargoed report can be found at: http://emergency.cdc.gov/secure/feb08phprep
**Preparedness report and briefing information is embargoed until 2 p.m. EST, Wednesday, February 20**
Wednesday, February 20, 2008, 11 a.m., ET
Brief remarks followed by Q&A.
Listen Only: 877-918-9236
Passcode: CDC Media
If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.
Listen-Only Audio Webcast
This media availability will also available via listen-only audio web cast at www.cdc.gov/media/
A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov/media/.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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