Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

April 29, 2009 12:20 ET

Media Advisory: Public Health Agency of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 29, 2009) - Federal Minister of Health, Leona Aglukkaq and the Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. David Butler-Jones, will provide an update on the topic of severe respiratory illness.

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 # 97829556

A live webcast of the briefing is available (see below for details).

Date : Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Time : 4:30 p.m. EDT

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


Regular updates on severe respiratory illness 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 severe respiratory illness at:

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/rss/index-eng.php

Webcast of media briefing:

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/alert-alerte/swine_webcast-eng.php

Contact Information

  • Office of Leona Aglukkaq
    Minister of Health
    Josee Bellemare
    613-957-0200
    or
    Public Health Agency of Canada
    Andrew McDermott
    613-941-8189