April 6, 2011 - Dr. David Pontin, emergency room physician at the Stanton Territorial Hospital, and Ms. Caroline Newberry, Senior Communicable Disease Specialist, will hold a press conference to discuss the issue of superbugs in the NWT.
Superbugs cause infections and diseases, and are increasingly prevalent outside of hospital settings. A particularly aggressive superbug is found in the NWT.
Dr. Pontin will discuss MRSA from a clinician’s perspective and Ms. Newberry will provide up-to-date information about superbugs and how to prevent their spread.
Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: 8th floor boardroom, Center Square Tower
For out-of-town media:
Access Code: 3251353
For more information, please contact:
Dorothy Jill Westerman
Department of Health and Social Services
Tel: (867) 920-3373