Sep 14, 2009
September 8, 2009
Media Contact: Kevin Enright, Director, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022
Howard County Holds H1N1 and the Seasonal Flu Town Hall Meeting – What You Need to Know
ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and Dr. Peter Beilenson, Howard County’s Health Officer, will hold a town hall meeting to provide the public with the most up-to-date information about seasonal flu and H1N1 (commonly called “Swine Flu”). Dr. Beilenson will talk about the County’s plan to protect the public, explain the difference between the seasonal flu and H1N1, talk about who should be inoculated, and how to curb the spread of the virus. Representatives from the Howard County School System, Howard County General Hospital, Howard Community College, and the County’s Office of Emergency Management will be available following Dr. Beilenson’s presentation to answer questions.
WHO: County Executive Ken Ulman
Dr. Peter Beilenson, Health Officer, Health Department
WHAT: Town Hall Meeting on Seasonal Flu and H1N1
WHEN: Monday, September 14, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Ten Oaks Ballroom
5000 Signal Bell Lane, Clarksville
WHY: To offer County residents an opportunity to get first-hand, accurate information on how they can protect their family from the seasonal flu and H1N1