October 29, 2007
This year, York Region Community and Health Services will kick off the 2007/2008 flu campaign at the York Region Administrative Centre.
Dr. Karim Kurji, York Regionís Medical Officer of Health and Director of Public Health Programs and Joann Simmons, Commissioner of York Regionís Community and Health Services Department, will receive their annual flu vaccination. Dr. Kurji will also be available for media interviews.
Following the media event, the first community flu clinic of the season will take place.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 30th
Media interview/photo opportunity - 2 p.m.
Community flu clinic - 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
∑ Joann Simmons, Commissioner,
∑ Dr. Karim Kurji, Medical Officer of Health and Director of Public Health Programs,
∑ Residents of
In addition to this event, York Region Community and Health Services is holding 28 additional community flu clinics where residents can receive their free annual flu vaccination. For a complete listing of flu clinics in your community, visit www.york.ca/flu or contact York Region Health Connection at
For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca
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Media Contact: Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, Community and Health Services,
Phone: (905) 830-4444 Ext. 4016 or After-hours Cell (905) 716-2717