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Posted on: June 17, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Zika Community Meeting with Maryland Deputy Secretary of Public Health

LARGO, MARYLAND – Prince George’s County Health Department will hold its first community discussion June 17, 2016 at the Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex to educate the public on the Zika virus.

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release:
June 16, 2016

For More Information Contact:

Dellia Williams, Public Information Officer
Prince George's County Health Department
301-883-7835 / 240-417-8443

Ahmane’ Glover, Communications Specialist
Prince George’s County Health Department
301-883-7851

County Schedules Community Discussions on Zika Virus
Three forums to educate and raise prevention awareness.

LARGO, MARYLAND – Prince George’s County Health Department will hold its first community discussion June 17, 2016 at the Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex to educate the public on the Zika virus.

Dr. Howard Haft, Deputy Secretary of Public Health, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will discuss ways to prevent the spread of the Zika virus. The presentation will highlight safe ways for cleaning up standing water, travel advice and other preventative measures. The County will hold two additional community discussions on the virus.

WHO:
Dr. Howard Haft, Deputy Secretary of Public Health, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Jeannine Dorothy, Entomologist of Maryland Department of Agriculture

WHAT:
Inform and create community awareness of Zika prevention measures

WHEN:
Friday, June 17, 2016
10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex
7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744

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