/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - The CHU Sainte-Justine and The Montreal
Children's Hospital Remind Parents that Emergency Departments are for Urgent
Care/


    
    The two pediatric Emergency Rooms are being flooded with children with
    only mild flu-like symptoms and fever
    
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<p><location>MONTREAL</location>, <chron>Oct. 28</chron> /CNW Telbec/ - The emergency rooms at the CHU Sainte-Justine and The <location>Montreal</location> Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre are seeing a significant increase in patients seeking care. The increase is due to patients with mild flu-like symptoms and fever and due to parents asking that their child be tested to determine if he has H1N1.</p>
<p>The CHU Sainte-Justine and The <location>Montreal</location> Children's Hospital will be holding a press conference to update the public on the situation.</p>
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          WHEN:    October 29, 2009 at 11:00
          WHERE:   The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC
                   2300 rue Tupper
                   C-417
          WHO:     Dr. Michael Arsenault, Medical Manager, Emergency Services
                   CHU Sainte-Justine
                   Dr. Harley Eisman, Medical Director, Emergency Department
                   The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC
    

For further information: For further information: Lisa Dutton, Manager, Public Relations and Communications, The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC, (514) 412-4307, www.thechildren.com; Mélanie Dallaire, Media Relations Consultant, CHU Sainte-Justine, (514) 345-7707, www.chu-sainte-justine.org

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