|U.S. Department of Health and Human Services||FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2009
Contact: HHS Press Office
HHS Announces the Availability of TV and Radio PSAs on 2009 H1N1 Influenza TV Spot to be Satellite Fed
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announces the availability of television and radio public service announcements on steps people can take against 2009 H1N1 influenza.
The TV PSA, a 60-second spot featuring Acting Surgeon General Steven Galson, will be satellite fed at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, May 1, 2009. The feed will be handled by the National Association of Broadcasters.
Three 30-second radio PSAs in English and another three in Spanish are available for download at a site hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The spots are in .MP3 format and are accompanied by matching live-read scripts.
WHAT: Satellite feed of the TV PSA
WHEN: May 1, 2009 at 2 - 2:15 p.m. E.D.T
WHERE: Satellite coordinates are: C-Band, AMC-1 (Located at 103.0°W), Transponder C09, Analog, Downlink Frequency 3880 - Horizontal, Audio: 6.2/6.8.
The NAB has posted a broadcast quality download at this site: https://download.yousendit.com/WnBSMFhqQ0M5RlpMWEE9PQ [MOV | 595211 KB]
The radio PSAs are available at http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/psa.
For questions about the radio PSAs, call HHS Public Affairs at 202-690-6343.
For questions about the TV feed or the download, call NAB Public Service Initiatives 202-429-5448.You will need QuickTime player to view files located on this site. If you do not already have QuickTime, you can download here.