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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Too many people die of alcohol poisoning in the US

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Contact: CDC Media Relations
404-639-3286

What

There is an average of 6 alcohol poisoning deaths every day in the US. Most deaths occur among middle-aged adults. Alcohol poisoning deaths are preventable.

Who

Ileana Arias, Ph.D., CDC Deputy Principal Director

When

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Noon ET

Dial In

Media: 888-795-0855                                
Non-Media: 800-369-1605
INTERNATIONAL: 1-630-395-0331
PASSCODE: CDC Media

Important Instructions 
Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference. 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.

Transcript
A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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