Barre “Know What to Do About the Flu” Forum Tonight

For Immediate Release:
Oct. 7, 2009

Media Contact:
Communication Office
Vermont Department of Health
802-863-7281

BARRE –  The final regional "Know What to Do About the Flu" forum, hosted by the Vermont Department of Health and Vermont Emergency Management, will be held this evening 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Barre Opera House in downtown Barre.

Vermont Department of Health Commissioner Wendy Davis, MD, will be the lead presenter as state officials discuss preparations underway for the new flu – 2009 H1N1 influenza – along with the regular seasonal flu this fall.

Thirteen local flu forums will follow the final regional forum beginning in Ludlow on Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m. at the Ludlow Town Hall.  

Extensive information, tools and resources about seasonal and pandemic flu, healthy habits and preparedness are available at the Health Department’s website: healthvermont.gov or dial 2-1-1. You can also follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/healthvermont.

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