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For Immediate Release: December 12, 2007
Contact:
Division of News & Electronic Media, Office of Communication

(404) 639-3286


December 13th Press Briefing Related to CDC Testing of Occupied FEMA Trailers in the Gulf Coast Area

What:

CDC press conference to announce the start date for testing trailers in Louisiana and Mississippi for formaldehyde levels in trailers and mobile homes.

Who:

Henry Falk, M.D., M.P.H., director, CDC’s Coordinating Center for Environmental Health and Injury Prevention
Lt. Chad Dowell, Certified Industrial Hygienist, CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Jim Stark, director, Transitional Recovery Office, New Orleans, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

When:

Thursday, December 13, 2007

11:00 a.m. EST/10:00 a.m. CST

Where:

FEMA Louisiana Transitional Recovery Office

1 Seine Court, New Orleans, LA 70114

Dial-In:

1-888-795-0855

International Dial-in: 1-210-839-8947

Passcode: CDC Media

Important Instructions:

If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. To withdraw your question, press *2. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.

LISTEN-ONLY AUDIO WEBCAST

This briefing will also be audio webcast. To listen LIVE online, please visit http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=44569

TRANSCRIPT

A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov/media.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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