Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Pager 302-357-7498
Date: October 3, 2013
|WHAT:||The Delaware Division of Public Health will kick off the 2013-2014 flu season by holding its first flu clinic offering free influenza vaccines to the public and a press conference. The flu clinic is being run as a timed drill so DPH staff can practice their readiness in the event of a large scale health emergency.|
|WHO:||The Honorable Matthew Denn, Lieutenant Governor Secretary Rita Landgraf, Delaware Health and Social Services Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director, Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) DPH Emergency Preparedness and Health Staff|
|WHEN:||October 11, 2013 flu clinic runs 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Press conference is at 12:30 p.m. with media tours immediately following.|
New Castle Farmers Market
101 N. DuPont Hwy
New Castle, DE 19720
The flu clinic will be held in the parking lot under tents. The press conference will be held nearby.
|VISUALS:||Confirmed guest speakers: 1.The Honorable Matt Denn, Lieutenant Governor 2.Rita Landgraf, Secretary, Delaware Health and Social Services 3.Karyl Rattay, MD, MS, Director, Delaware Division of Public Health|
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.