05.11.06

Burr Announces Public Health and Medical Preparedness Roundtable with Giuliani, North Carolina Health Leaders

Event to highlight public health and medical preparedness efforts in North Carolina

Senator Richard Burr will participate in a public health and medical preparedness roundtable with former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani and North Carolina public health leaders in Raleigh. The roundtable, co-sponsored by WakeMed Health and Hospitals, will address modern public health security and improved all hazards medical response.

Roundtable participants include Roy Alson, Commander of the North Carolina Disaster Medical Assistance Team (SORT), Leah Devlin, Director of the North Carolina Division of Public Health, Gibbie Harris, Community Health Director for Wake County, and H. Douglas Hoell, Director of the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management.

WHO: U.S. Senator Richard Burr and Rudy Giuliani

WHAT: Public Health and Medical Preparedness Roundtable

WHEN: Monday, May 15 at 2:45 PM; Press Avail with Senator Burr immediately following roundtable in the Heart Resource Center

WHERE: WakeMed Raleigh Campus, Heart Center 3rd Floor, 3000 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina

Any media wishing to cover Senator Burr's roundtable MUST contact Senator Burr's office prior to the event. Media should park in the P-1 parking deck of WakeMed.

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