Officials to discuss flu pandemic preparedness
September 15, 2008
BURLINGTON -- Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss and Vermont Health Commissioner Wendy Davis will host a press conference on pandemic flu preparedness at 11 a.m. Tuesday at City Hall.
The event is about Burlington’s participation in "Take the Lead," a national
campaign designed to raise awareness about the importance of personal preparedness in the event of pandemic influenza.
Burlington is one of nine communities nationwide selected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to serve as a pandemic influenza preparedness community as part of the national pandemic influenza preparedness campaign—Take the Lead – Working Together to Prepare Now.
The news conference will be on the rear steps of City Hall, overlooking City Hall Park. The rain location is in Room 12 of City Hall.