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Media Advisory

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES
Press Release # ma91-07
Tuesday, November 13, 2007

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR MEDIA
(212) 788-5290
Jessica Scaperotti (jscapero@health.nyc.gov)
Sara Markt (smarkt@health.nyc.gov)
Celina De Leon (cdeleon@health.nyc.gov)


HEALTH COMMISSIONER, COUNCIL MEMBER LETITIA JAMES, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS ANNOUNCE REOPENING OF FORT GREENE CLINIC AND URGE BROOKLYN RESIDENTS TO GET A FLU SHOT

WHO:

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, Health Commissioner, joins local officials and community members

Council Member Letitia James, 35th District, Brooklyn

Dr. Dexter McKenzie, President of the Provident Clinical Society and the Brooklyn Branch of the National Medical Association

Pastor Richard Calhoun of Calvary 1st Nigerian Seventh Day Adventist Church

Other community leaders and residents.

WHAT:

Officials urge residents to get a flu shot in response to low flu vaccination rates in Central Brooklyn. Officials will also get flu shots themselves and tour newly reopened Fort Greene Immunization Clinic.

WHEN: TOMORROW
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Health Department's Fort Greene Clinic
295 Flatbush Extension (between Willoughby St. and Myrtle Ave.)
5th Floor
Brooklyn 
 
Closest subway: B, M, Q, R to Dekalb

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