July 10, 2003
FREE BACK-TO-SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM DEBUTS THIS SUMMER
(Houston, TX) – The Greater Houston Mobile Health Forum (MHF), which is facilitated by St. Luke’s Episcopal Health Charities, has developed a coordinated summer calendar for back-to-school immunizations and will release it to the public on Friday, June 27, at 9:30 a.m. at Community Family Center at 7524 Avenue E. Officials of the MHF are encouraging Houston parents to start the immunization process early and not wait for back-to-school deadlines to get their children protected from deadly illnesses.
WHO: Greater Houston Mobile Health Forum* and St. Luke’s Episcopal Health Charities
WHAT: Free Mobile Health Summer Immunization Program (release of schedule and locations)
WHEN: Friday, June 27, at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Community Family Center at 7524 Avenue E (Off Harrisburg Blvd., southeast of downtown Houston)
Carla Cooper, PhD, senior vice president, St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System, and chief executive officer, St. Luke’s Episcopal Health Charities
Evelyn Henry, director of Health & Medical Services, Houston Independent School District
INTERVIEW/PHOTO OPPS: Children getting immunizations. Contact Paul Harasim to coordinate.
*The Mobile Health Forum is a one-of-a-kind regional resource. No other metropolitan area in the nation has a group of 18 mobile units working together in a coordinated model for health delivery (including vaccine delivery), community preparedness outreach and emergency response.