Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Cell 302-357-7498
Date: October 3, 2012
|WHAT:||Gov. Jack Markell, Lt. Governor. Matt Denn, and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will launch preparations for the 2012-2013 flu season by offering free influenza vaccines to the New Castle County public. The flu clinic at the New Castle Farmer's Market is also a timed drill so Division of Public Health staff can practice their readiness in the event of a large scale health emergency.The event will also launch the Delaware 2012-2013 "Get It" flu campaign and announce the winners of the Annual Immunization Awards.|
Gov. Jack Markell
Lt. Governor Matthew Denn
Secretary Rita Landgraf, Delaware Health and Social Services
Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director, DPH
Delaware Immunization Program, DPH
Northern Health Services Section, DPH
Emergency Services and Preparedness Section, DPH
Friday, Oct. 5, 2012
Media event at 3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Gov. Markell receives a flu shot at 3:30 p.m. Media tours to follow. Free vaccinations available to the public: 1:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
New Castle Farmers Market
110 N. DuPont Hwy.
New Castle, DE
Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.