Burr Meets with Gulf Coast Public Health Officials Affected by Hurricane Katrina

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Richard Burr today met with Gulf Coast public health officials. The officials were in Washington to brief congressional staff on public health and medical preparedness and response issues.

"I am grateful these men and women who were directly affected by Hurricane Katrina have traveled to Washington to share their experiences," said Senator Burr. "This is a great opportunity to hear about the challenges local communities face in the aftermath of Katrina, and to help us learn how to improve our public health infrastructure."

Senator Burr is the Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness. The Subcommittee is expected to address public health preparedness issues this year.

For more information go to https://www.burr.senate.gov

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