Swine flu topic of ‘Doctors On Call’

State health experts to answer questions Thursday at 8 p.m.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – With swine flu spreading, what are some things you can do to keep from getting the virus?

Two experts will answer viewers’ questions and talk about swine flu on a live presentation of “Doctors On Call” on West Virginia Public Television, Thursday (Oct. 8) at 8 p.m.

Cathy Slemp, M.D., is the state health officer and director of the Division of Threat Preparedness, West Virginia Bureau for Public Health.  

Jan Palmer, M.D., is the director of Student Health at WVU.

The program will be hosted by Joe Prudhomme, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon at WVU.

“Doctors on Call” is a joint production of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at WVU (www.wvuhealth.com) and West Virginia Public Broadcasting, a statewide network of radio, television, Internet and educational resources.

This program is made possible with major support from Mylan Pharmaceuticals. Other underwriters include The Health Plan, HealthSouth Mountainview Rehabilitation Hospital and the Center for Organ Recovery and Education.

For the latest information about swine flu, see www.wvuhealthalert.com.


For more information:
Amy Johns, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
kc: 10-6-09

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