Mayor takes Flint water crisis discussion to the radio

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FLINT, MI – Flint officials are set to host a series of radio town hall meetings focused on health and the city’s water crisis.

Starting today, May 2, 2017, a town hall will be held on WFLT 1420 AM to address health concerns. Today’s town hall airs from noon to 12:30 p.m. Other town halls are scheduled on May 9 and May 16 from 6:30 to 7 p.m.

Residents are invited to listen during the following times and may call (810) 239-5733 to speak with the hosts and experts and ask questions regarding town hall topics.
Experts including Flint’s Chief Public Health Advisor Dr. Pamela Pugh, members of the Genesee County Medical Society and Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha will be available to answer questions.

Details

Who: Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and Chief Public Health Advisor Dr. Pamela Pugh
What: Radio Town Halls/Community Conversations on WFLT 1420 AM

Schedule

Tuesday, May 2 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Topic: Efforts underway to advise and provide recommendations to City officials on ways to better protect public health.
Expert Guest: Peter Levine, Dr. Laura Carravallah and Dr. Lawrence Reynolds, Members of Genesee County Medical Society (GCMS) and the City of Flint Technical Advisory Board

Tuesday, May 9 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Topic: Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership (FACHEP) – Legionella Study
Featured Guests: Members of FACHEP led by Wayne State and collaboration with U of M, MSU, Kettering, and others

Tuesday, May 16 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Topic: The Flint registry for the long-term tracking of residents exposed to Flint water during the height of the crisis, and other community/clinical programs, policies, and evaluations underway
Expert Guest: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, MSU-HURLEY Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative (PPHI) and partners

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