Media Advisory - Program encourages patients to get active with a prescription

CALGARY, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Calgary-area Primary Care Networks (PCNs) invite members of the media to join us on Tuesday, April 28 for the official launch of the Prescription to Get Active program.

WHAT:   

The seven Calgary and area Primary Care Networks have partnered with local recreational facilities to provide an opportunity for family physicians to prescribe physical activity to patients who would benefit from increased activity. Participating communities at this time include the City of Airdrie, City of Calgary, Town of Cochrane and Town of Sundre.



WHEN:   

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.



WHERE:

Southland Leisure Centre


2000 Southland Dr SW, Calgary, AB T2V 4S4



WHO:    

Speakers will include:


- Jason Shenher, Executive Director, Mosaic Primary Care Network


- Dr. Mark Sosnowski, Primary Care Family Physician


- Kurt Hanson, Director, City of Calgary, Recreation


- A patient



NOTE:  

There will be opportunities for the media to take photographs and shoot video in the cardio area.



SOURCE Calgary and Area Primary Care Networks

For further information: Cory Leyte, Communications Specialist, Highland Primary Care Network, Phone: (403) 968-4024, Email: communications@mypcn.ca; Keith Bradford, Communications Manager, Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network, Phone: (403) 470-3255, Contact day of the event: (403) 470-3255, Email: communications@mypcn.ca

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