Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

CDC Media Advisory

National Influenza Vaccine Summit

National Influenza Summit Meeting in Atlanta to Address 2008 – 2009 Influenza Vaccine Issues

For Immediate Release: May 7, 2008
Contact: CDC Division of Media Relations (404)639-3286


WHO:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Medical Association (AMA) will host more than 200 private and public health providers, vaccine manufactures, and professional medical and health organizations.

WHAT:

The Summit participants will meet to identify influenza vaccination issues experienced during the 2007-2008 influenza vaccination seasons and develop recommendations and activities for the 2008-2009 influenza seasons, focusing on vaccine supply and distribution issues.

WHEN:

Monday, May 12 and Tuesday May 13, convening Monday at 1:00 p.m. and adjourning Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. Dinner program will begin Monday, May 12 at 6:00 pm. Influenza vaccine manufacturers will provide 2008 – 09 influenza vaccine supply projections beginning at 7:30 pm. Members of the media who wish to attend should contact Curtis Allen at 404-639-8487 or via e-mail at cea6@cdc.gov.

WHERE:

JW Marriott Buckhead, 3300 Lenox Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30326, Phone: (404) 262-3344.

Conference Topics Include:

  • Vaccine supply for 2008-09 influenza season
  • Vaccine strain growth
  • Increasing coverage among health-care personnel and other populations
  • Maintaining and increasing the number of vaccine providers
  • Implementing the new recommendations for school-aged children
  • Influenza vaccine safety
  • Monitoring vaccine distribution
  • Innovative projects and partnerships to increase vaccine coverage

Important instructions:

Members of the media are asked to check-in at the conference registration table. There will be media table with telephone lines for print reporters and an area for cameras with sound connections for broadcast media.

###

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

  • Historical Document: May 7, 2008
  • Content source: Office of the Associate Director for Communication
  • Notice: Linking to a non-federal site does not constitute an endorsement by HHS, CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the site.
CDC 24/7 – Saving Lives. Protecting People. Saving Money Through Prevention. Learn More About How CDC Works For You…
CDC 24/7 – Saving Lives. Protecting People. Saving Money Through Prevention. Learn More About How CDC Works For You…
Contact Us:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30333
  • 800-CDC-INFO
    (800-232-4636)
    TTY: (888) 232-6348
  • Contact CDC-INFO

 

 

 

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #