West Virginia

Department of
Health & Human Resources

Joint Press Event: Flu Season - Get Vaccinated Campaign

10/22/2015

 
Who:         Karen L. Bowling, WV Department of Health and Human Resources Cabinet Secretary
                   Dr. Rahul Gupta, Bureau for Public Health Commissioner and State Health Officer
                   Michael Martirano, WV Superintendent of Schools
                                     
What:       Joint Press Event: Flu Season – Get Vaccinated Campaign
                  Student from Piedmont Elementary to Receive Flu Vaccination
 
When:      Monday, October 26, 2015
 
Time:        9:30 a.m.
                                     
Place:        Piedmont Elementary School
                   203 Bradford St., Charleston, WV
 
 
West Virginia has entered the 2015-2016 flu season.   As students across West Virginia will be heading into the fall holiday season in November, West Virginia’s top health and education leaders are joining forces to encourage parents to have their children vaccinated against the flu and to share flu prevention tips that will help stop the spread of the virus.
 
A student from Piedmont Elementary is set to receive a flu vaccination (on-camera) during the event.
 
The joint press event is scheduled for Monday, October 26 at 9:30 a.m. at Piedmont Elementary, 203 Bradford Street in Charleston, West Virginia.
 
 
 
 
 

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