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TDH Update on Infections Associated with Tainted Steroid Injections

Wednesday, December 05, 2012 | 10:16am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health will host a media briefing on the outbreak of infections associated with tainted steroid injections on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. Central time. Media members may participate in the briefing via telephone by calling 1-888-757-2790, passcode 781337.

Participants in this conference call are asked to mute their phones after joining the call as a courtesy to other participants, and may unmute phones to ask questions. Participants should not put the call on hold at any time.

Who:  John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health
            David Reagan, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Tennessee Department of Health
            Marion Kainer, MD, MPH, Director, Healthcare Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance Program, Tennessee Department of Health
What:  Update on investigation of infections associated with tainted steroid injections

When:  Thursday, December 6, 11 a.m. Central time

Call-in information:  Call 1-888-757-2790, Passcode:  781337


CONTACTS:  Woody McMillin - 615.741-3446 or

Bill Christian - 615.741.2308 or

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