Media Advisory
August 12, 2009


Texas Pandemic Regional Conference


8:45 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 14

Where: Norris Conference Center, 4522 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio
Who: Texas Department of State Health Services

Invited attendees include state and local health officials; city and county officials; emergency management coordinators; clinicians; hospital personnel; school, college and university officials; business and community leaders; nonprofit organizations; and professional associations.

Why: Discuss the recent novel H1N1 flu outbreak in Texas and preparedness plans for future outbreaks of H1N1 or other forms of influenza. Sessions provide state, regional and local perspectives on pandemic influenza preparedness planning and response.
Speakers: Dr. Sandra Guerra, Regional Medical Director, Texas Department of State Health Services, Health Service Region 8

Charles Pruski, Assistant Director of Administrative and Environmental Services, San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

Media Availability: Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Question and answer session with Dr. Guerra and other speakers.
Contact: Emily Palmer, DSHS Assistant Press Officer, 512-458-7400.

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