Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

October 27, 2005 11:49 ET

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care: Its FLU SHOT SEASON...PROTECT YOUR FAMILY

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 27, 2005) -

Attention: Health Editors...News Directors...Assignment Editors

B-Roll Advisory

MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT OFFICALLY LAUNCHES 2005 FLU CAMPAIGN TORONTO - Health and Long-Term Care Minister George Smitherman and Health Promotion Minister Jim Watson encourage all Ontarians to get their free flu shot this season to protect themselves and their families.

Press Conference:

DATE: Thursday, October 27

TIME: 10:30 a.m. Eastern

LOCATION: YMCA Family Development Centre
3rd Floor
15 Breadalbane Street, Toronto

B-ROLL Distribution: Thursday, October 27,

3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (ET)

ANIK F2 C-Band

Transponder 6B

Audios: 6.2/6.8

D/L Freq: 3940 (V)

Play-out from Dome Tx1 to the Toronto Teleport

B-Roll Shot List
1. Proper hand washing
2. Proper sneezing when tissue is not available
3. Children playing and sharing toys
4. Young child getting the flu vaccine
5. Older adult getting the flu vaccine
6. Doctor in a laboratory
7. Doctor in a hospital

Doctor Interviews Shot List
1. Dr. Sheela Basrur, Chief Medical Officer of Health
2. Dr. Upton Allen, Chief of Infectious Diseases, The Hospital for
Sick Children
3. Dr. Tony Mazzulli, Microbiologist, Infectious Diseases, Mount
Sinai Hospital
4. Dr. Mike Evans Staff Physician, Toronto Western Hospital Family
Practice Unit Chief Medical Editor,

Contact Information

  • Minister's Office
    David Spencer
    (416) 327-4320
    Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
    Dan Strasbourg
    Technical Issues Contact:
    John Noon
    Newsroom Productions
    (647) 299-5645