Senator J.P. Morrell will host a community meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Nunez Community College at 5:30 address public concerns regarding recent news that the Naegleria Fowleri amoeba was again found in St. Bernard Parish Water System. Louisiana Department of Health (DHH) staff will be on hand to field questions from the St. Bernard community.

WHO: J.P .Morrell, Louisiana State Senator         

          Kathy H. Kliebert, LDH Secretary

          Dr. Jimmy Guidry, LDH State Medical Director          

          Amanda Laughlin, LDH Office of Public Health Chief Engineer

WHAT: St. Bernard Parish Community Meeting on Naegleria Fowleri

WHEN: Tuesday, July 28, 2015

              4:30 p.m. - Media Availability

              5:30 p.m. - Town Hall Meeting Begins

              6:30 p.m. - Meeting Concludes

WHERE: Nunez Community College Auditorium 

              3710 Paris Road, Chalmette, LA 70043


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