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For Immediate Release: October 6, 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.
Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tuesday October 6, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. 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 1:00 p.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 1:30 p.m. ET.
Listen Only: 888-390-0973
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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