State Health Commissioner Addresses Public Health Effects of Climate Change with County Environmental Health Directors Statewide

Also Speaks to Nurses Association, Participates in Telemedicine Demonstration

New York State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, M.D., will be available to meet with reporters during the following events on Tuesday in recognition of National Public Health Week.

Tuesday, April 8

When:

  • 10 a.m.

Where:

  • Convention Center, Empire State Plaza, Albany

What:

  • Presentation:Commissioner Daines speaks on New York's Public Health and Health Reform Agenda to the New York State Nurses Association.
  • Open Press

When:

  • 12:30 p.m.

Where:

  • Roaring Brook Resort & Conference Center, Route 9N South, Lake George

What:

  • Press Conference: Commissioner Daines meets with county environmental health directors from across New York State to discuss environmental health priorities, including public health effects of climate change--the theme for National Public Health Week.
  • Open Press.

When:

  • 1:15 p.m.

Where:

  • Warren County Municipal Center, Health Services Program

What:

  • Telemedicine & Community Health Assessment
  • Demonstration: Commissioner Daines views a Warren County Health Services telemedicine demonstration and learns about a 5-county community health assessment with the public health directors of 5 Adirondack Park counties and representatives of Hudson Headwaters Health Network.
  • Open Press

When:

  • 2:30 p.m.

Where:

  • Lake George area

What:

  • House Call:Commissioner Daines accompanies a Hudson Headwaters physician and a public health nurse on a house call.
  • Limited Press, by invitation only, Contact Diane Mathis, 518-817- 6198