Is this necessary? This by itself seems suspicious. If it was embedded in a press release listing all the risks and benefits of the vaccine, it would be appropriate. In my opinion, we have an obligation to present all the risks and benefits of the vaccine and let the individual (or parent) make an informed decision from there. My two cents, for what it's worth. Laurie Laurie Gurske RN CIC Sky Lakes Medical Center Quality Management Supervisor Infection Control Coordinator phone 541.274.6171 fax 541.274.6252 lgurske@xxxxxxxxxxxx -----Original Message----- From: kcimt_mag-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:kcimt_mag-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Monte Keady Sent: Friday, November 20, 2009 2:26 PM To: kcimt_mag@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [kcimt_mag] Endorsement I wish to put out a press release for the H1N1 vaccine saying, "A group of local Doctors, Nurses and other medical professionals working together as a Medical Advisory Group to the Klamath County Health Department has endorsed the safety of the H1N1 vaccine and encourage those at risk to seek vaccination." Monte B Keady Division Chief - Training/EMS Klamath County Fire District No. 1 143 N Broad Street, Klamath Falls OR 97601 541.885.2059 ext.109 Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message (including any attachments) is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message. Privacy Notice: This e-mail (including attachments) is covered by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. 2510-2521, is confidential and may be legally privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, you are herby notified that any retention, dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. Please reply to the sender that you have received the message in error, and then delete it. Thank you.