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For Immediate Release: November 1, 2011
Contact: CDC Online Newsroom
CDC Telebriefing on Vital Signs Report: Overdoses of Prescription Opioid Pain Relievers — United States, 1999–2008
CDC will host a media telebreifing to discuss the new Vital Signs report on prescription opioid pain reliever overdoses.
Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Director, CDC
R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy
Tuesday, November 1st at 12 p.m. ET
INTERNATIONAL: 1- 630-395-0331
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.
A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov/media.
Three sound bites, 10, 20 and 30 seconds in length are also available. Each bite has CDC Director Dr. Thomas R. Frieden talking about today’s Vital Signs.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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