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Health Dept. And La Raza Hold Bilingual Town Hall For Latinos To Discuss H1N1

 Department of Health and Human Services and National Council of La Raza
to Hold Bilingual Town Hall Meeting with the Latino Community Regarding
the H1N1 Virus 
Discussion will be in Spanish and English

As part of the ongoing efforts to help prevent and reduce the spread of
the H1N1 virus, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) will host a town hall meeting
for the Latino community at the Mary's Center on November 18th.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Janet Murguia, President and CEO of
NCLR, will open the program. 

Top federal government officials from HHS' Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention, Health Resources and Services Administration and the
Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, as well as Maria Gomez,
President and CEO of Mary's Center, will respond to questions in

WHO: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
Janet Murguia, President and CEO NCLR
Maria Gomez, President and CEO Mary's Center

WHAT: H1N1 Town Hall Meeting
Opening Remarks - in English and Spanish
Question and Answer Session - in Spanish

WHERE: Mary's Center
2355 Ontario Road, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009

WHEN: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Media Pre-Set: 10:00 a.m.
Town Hall Meeting 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

CONTACT: HHS Press Office: Vicki Rivas-Vazquez 202-690-6343
NCLR Press Office: Marie Watteau 202-776-1812
Mary's Center on site Contact: Lyda Vanegas 202-420-7051

The Mary Center is a federally qualified health center that provides
primary care as well as educational and social services to underserved,
underinsured and uninsured immigrants in the area.

For more information on the H1N1 Flu visit

STORY TAGS: health, department, la raza, latino, latina, latin, hispanic, bilingual, town hall, discuss, h1n1, swine flu, minority, news, healthcare, treatment, diagnosis, mary center


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