News conference regarding endoscope-related patient bacterial infections at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

WHAT

News conference regarding endoscope-related patient bacterial infections at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

WHEN

2:30 p.m., Thursday Feb. 19

WHERE

Northwest corner of Gayley Avenue and Charles Young Drive South, across from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

WHO

Dr. Robert Cherry, chief medical and quality officer, UCLA Health System

Dr. Zachary Rubin, associate clinical professor of infectious diseases and medical director of clinical epidemiology and infection prevention, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Dr. Benjamin Schwartz, deputy chief of the acute communicable disease control program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

PARKING

SUVs and personal passenger vehicles must park on top of parking Structure 8 (map), north of the hospital, leaving curbside parking for satellite news vans. Obtain courtesy parking passes for Structure 8 at the information kiosk on Westwood Boulevard, north of Charles Young Drive South. Satellite trucks should park along the curb on the east side of Gayley Avenue. If full, a few trucks can park in the right lane of southbound Charles Young Drive South across from the hospital emergency room. Parking agents will be on location to guide media.

CONTACT

UCLA Health Sciences Media Relations, 310-794-0777

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