Navigation Links
Top Obama administration officials to hold rural health community forum
Date:7/17/2009

Cabinet Secretaries Kathleen Sebelius, Hilda L. Solis, Tom Vilsack and Eric K. Shinseki will participate in community forum and hold media availability

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki will host a rural health community forum in St. John Parish, La., as part of the Obama administration's Rural Tour.

At the 90-minute community forum, the four Cabinet secretaries will share information about the federal government's efforts to rebuild and revitalize rural America, listen to local residents about what is going on in rural America and discuss solutions to the challenges facing our communities.

The Obama administration officials will be joined by U.S. Sen. Mary L. Landrieu and U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon.

In June, President Obama announced that top officials from his administration, including Cabinet secretaries, would be fanning out across the nation to hold a series of discussions on how we can strengthen rural America. Rural Tour events already have been held in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Michigan. Future events are currently scheduled in Alaska, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Ohio.

All Americans can follow the Rural Tour's progress online at http://www.RuralTour.gov or on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/RuralTour.

Immediately following the forum, the Cabinet secretaries will hold a media availability.

WHAT: Rural Health Community Forum

WHEN: Monday, July 20

Media set up: 10 to 10:30 a.m. CDT

Event: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT

Media availability: 1 p.m. CDT

WHERE: Army National Guard Readiness Center

4120 West Airline

Reserve, La.

FOR MEDIA LOGISTICS IN RESERVE, LA.: kathleen.herbek@va.gov or 202-714-8569


'/>"/>
SOURCE U.S. Department of Labor
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. House Health Reform Bill Would Deliver on President Obamas Vision, Says Campaign for Americas Future
2. ANA Nurses Stand With Obama in Calling for Healthcare Reform Now
3. Will Government Health Care Make Us Sick? Health Expert Suggests 5 Shocking Flaws of Obamacare
4. Obama Taps Alabama Doctor to Be Surgeon General
5. Obama: Too Many Still Die from Diseases That Shouldnt Kill Them...
6. Global Health Council Welcomes President Obamas Call in Ghana for Comprehensive Global Health Strategy
7. CF Foundation Supports President Obamas Nomination of Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., as New NIH Director
8. Global AIDS Alliance Calls on President Obama to Honor His Campaign Promises on Global AIDS and Education
9. Obama Administration Advances Long-Term Services and Supports in Health Care Reform
10. Charlotte Cowan MD Honored by Obama Administration for Innovative Doctor Hippo Series of Childrens Books
11. Hospice Community Urges President Obama to Stop Funding Cuts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, ... ... School of Pharmacy (SOP) alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, ... professionals on guideline updates for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting ... Day Market. Featuring a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from across the ... and quality-focused health and wellness services offered by the VNA. The boutique will ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... viewers the lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," which ... current events and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... First Healthcare Compliance (FHC), an ... showcase a range of technology and learning solutions at the 68th Annual American ... to be held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( https://isocomforter.com ... the introduction of an innovative new design of the shoulder pad. The shoulder ... maximum comfort while controlling your pain while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/27/2017)... NEW YORK , Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. ... big data solutions, today announced that its MyDario product is expected to ... TV listings for when The Dr. Oz Show airs in your area: ... The nine-time Emmy award-winning, ... ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... DIEGO , Sept. 22, 2017 AVACEN ... medical device is now successfully helping those with the ... Fibromyalgia diagnosed Amanda in Essex, ... dressed and washing my hair, experiencing no sleep at ... in painful spasm… I cannot recommend [the AVACEN 100] ...
(Date:9/13/2017)... , Sept. 13, 2017   OrthoAtlanta has ... the Atlanta Football Host Committee (AFHC) for the 2018 College ... Jan. 8, 2018, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, ... of the AFHC "I,m In" campaign, participating in many activities ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: