Congressman Vern Buchanan

Representing the 16th District of Florida

Buchanan to Tour Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Oct 16, 2014
Press Release

Support Facility’s Readiness to Combat Ebola

SARASOTA – U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan will tour Sarasota Memorial Hospital on Friday and meet with health officials, doctors and nurses to gauge the facility’s readiness to effectively treat an Ebola patient. Buchanan also will discuss with hospital officials any needs they have regarding federal resources and guidelines to safely combat the deadly virus.

Press should arrive by 1:00 p.m. Please contact Sarasota Memorial’s Kim Savage beforehand to reserve parking (941-893-7649).

Buchanan has called for a temporary ban on all airline flights from countries in Africa where there are confirmed cases of Ebola.

WHO: Congressman Vern Buchanan
WHAT: Tour Sarasota Memorial Hospital –Support Facility’s Readiness to Combat Ebola
WHEN: Friday October 17 at 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Sarasota Memorial Hospital – 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.