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News Release
**Media Advisory** - 10/13/21

Press conference today (12:30-1 pm) announcing new Portland Fire & Rescue program

What: Pending City Council approval at today’s meeting, Portland Fire & Rescue will share information about a new community health program designed to address the health and social needs of community members calling 9-1-1 for non-emergent issues—and a groundbreaking partnership with a local health system to improve community health. 

PF&R is working toward launching the program in mid-November.

When: Today (10/13) from 12:30-1 pm

Where: Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86710904401?pwd=dGNrN2FuVHYwY2E1QU9VbGdDQUxQdz09

Visuals/Interview Opportunities:

  • Chief Boone, Portland Fire & Rescue
  • Eric C. Hunter, CEO, CareOregon
  • Jeremiah Rigsby, Chief of Staff, CareOregon
  • Key program staff:
    • Tim Matthews, Deputy Chief Medical Services & Training
    • Lisa Reslock, RN, Deputy Community Health Administrator

We will also distribute a press kit after the press conference that includes photos, b-roll and video clips

Questions:

Becca Thomsen, thomsenb@careoregon.org

Aaron Johnson, on.h.johnson@portlandoregon.gov">aaron.h.johnson@portlandoregon.gov

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