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Media Advisory: DOH Interim State Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip To Attend U.S. Zika Action Plan Summit

March 31, 2016

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March 31, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: DOH INTERIM STATE SURGEON GENERAL DR. CELESTE PHILIP TO ATTEND U.S. ZIKA ACTION PLAN

Contact:
Communications Office
NewsMedia@flhealth.gov
850-245-4111

Tallahassee, Fla.— Interim State Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip will lead a ten-member delegation made up of representatives from the Florida Department of Health, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and local Mosquito Control Districts to the U.S. ZIka Action Plan Summit hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The summit will include participants from local, state and federal jurisdictions and non-government organizations to prepare for a coordinated U.S. response to the Zika virus.

What: CDC U.S. Zika Action Plan Summit

When: Friday, April 1, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST

Where: CDC Headquarters, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta GA 30329

NOTE: Media may register to watch the summit webcast remotely. Portions of the summit will be broadcast live on the web 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT.

For more information about the summit, including the full agenda, visit: http://www.cdc.gov/zap/index.html.

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