Media Advisory: Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Dreyzehner to Receive Annual Flu Vaccinations
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, are encouraging Tennesseans to get their influenza vaccinations this flu season. Governor Haslam and Commissioner Dreyzehner will receive their seasonal flu vaccinations at the TDH Southeast Regional Health Office in Chattanooga Friday, September 23.
Immunization against the flu protects not only the person receiving the vaccine but also his or her family, friends and coworkers. Flu vaccine is arriving throughout Tennessee and is already available in many locations, including county health departments, medical clinics and pharmacies. The Tennessee Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urge annual flu vaccination for everyone over six months of age.
Who: Governor Bill Haslam
John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health
Glenn Czarnecki, Southeast Regional Health Director, TDH
Allyson Cornell, Southeast Regional Medical Director, TDH
Representative Mike Carter, District 29
What: Governor Bill Haslam and Commissioner Dreyzehner receive seasonal flu vaccinations
When: Friday, September 23, 1:30 p.m. Eastern time
Where: Southeast Tennessee Regional Health Office
1301 Riverfront Parkway, Suite 209
Chattanooga Tenn. 37402