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For Immediate Release: October 1, 2009
Contact: Division of News & Electronic Media, Office of Communication
Weekly 2009 H1N1 Flu Media Briefing
CDC will host a press conference to provide an update on 2009 H1N1 flu and vaccine distribution.
Anne Schuchat, M.D., Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at Noon ET
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Tom Harkin Global Communications Center (Building 19), Press Room
For directions to CDC, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/about/resources/visitGuide.htm#direction.
Parking is available in the Building 19 parking deck located on CDC Parkway. Media should arrive at the CDC no later than 11:45 a.m. Media must present photo ID for access.
Media who cannot attend in person can listen and ask questions by toll-free conference line. The briefing will begin promptly; media should dial in a few minutes before the start of the conference.
Webcast Available at FLU.GOV
This press briefing will be broadcast live at www.flu.gov/live. We strongly encourage non-media to use this option for viewing.
*Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference. We will begin promptly at Noon ET.
Listen Only: 800-857-4721
PASSCODE: CDC Media
Important Instructions: 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.
Call Crawford Communications Bookings at 1-800-243-1995 to make arrangements for broadcast feed.
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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