Health Canada

Health Canada

October 21, 2009 11:16 ET

Media Advisory: Health Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2009) - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, along with Dr. David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr. Danielle Grondin, Assistant Deputy Minister, Infectious Disease and Emergency Preparedness at the Public Health Agency of Canada, and Dr. Elwyn Griffiths, Director General, Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate at Health Canada, will make an important announcement regarding the H1N1 flu vaccine.

Media are invited to attend. If you are unable to participate in person, please call:



North American Dial-In #:
1-888-265-0464

Int'l/Local Dial-In #:
(613) 954-4096

Conference ID #:
37406255

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Time: 12:30 p.m. EDT

Location 0115C (Departmental Board Room)
Basement, Brooke Claxton Building
Ottawa, Ontario


Regular updates on H1N1 flu virus are available on our website at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/alert-alerte/swine_200904-eng.php

Subscribe to our RSS feed for journalists on H1N1 influenza A at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/rss/index-eng.php

Webcast of media briefing: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/alert-alerte/h1n1/h1n1_webcast-eng.php

Contact Information

  • Health Canada
    Media Relations
    613-957-2983
    or
    Public Health Agency of Canada
    Media Relations
    613-941-8189
    or
    Office of Leona Aglukkaq
    Minister of Health
    Josee Bellemare
    613-957-0200