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Regional Pandemic Influenza Conference Set for Sept. 9 in Tyler

Media Advisory
September 8, 2009

What: Texas Pandemic Influenza Regional Conference
When: 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9
Where: Tyler Junior College, School of Continuing Studies, Room 110
1530 SSW Loop 323 (West Campus), Tyler
Who: Texas Department of State Health Services
Invited attendees include state and local health officials; city and county officials; emergency management coordinators; clinicians; hospital personnel; school, college and university officials; business and community leaders; nonprofit organizations; and professional associations.
Why: Discuss the recent novel H1N1 flu outbreak in Texas and preparedness plans for future outbreaks of H1N1 or other forms of influenza. Sessions provide state, regional and local perspectives on pandemic influenza preparedness planning and response.
Speakers: Dr. Paul K. McGaha, Regional Medical Director, Texas Department of State Health Services, Health Service Region 4/5 North
George Roberts, Director, Northeast Texas Public Health District
Media Availability: Noon – 12:30 p.m.
Question and answer session with Dr. McGaha and other speakers.
Contact: William Ayres, DSHS Communications Office, 512-458-7400.

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