HHS Officials to Present Clinical Guidelines on Anthrax Exposure During Oct. 18 Live Broadcast
"Anthrax: What Every Clinician Should Know" will be broadcast 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. EDT by satellite, Web (http://www.cdc.gov/phtn will have a link to the webcast), and audiobridge (888-917-8047; oral passcode, "Dr. Koplan"; leader name, "Jo Ann Bittle").
Expected to participate in the broadcast are Tommy G. Thompson, HHS Secretary; Jeffrey P. Koplan, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Ed Baker, CDC's director of public health practice programs; and other CDC personnel.
The broadcast will be repeated on Monday, Oct. 22, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. EDT. Satellite technical specifications are available at www.aha.org/info/content/AtchBroadcastB1018.pdf (PDF, see page 2). The webcast will be accessible for rebroadcast.
Questions from viewers will be accepted during the program. U.S. viewers may submit questions by fax (800-553-6323), e-mail (email@example.com), or teletypewriter (800-815-8152). Outside the United States, viewers may submit questions by fax (404-639-0181), e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), or teletypewriter (404-639-0182).
The broadcast is sponsored by CDC, the Public Health Training Network, the American Medical Association, and the American Hospital Association.