Florida Public Employees
FOR IMMEDATE RELEASE
– MEDIA ALERT –
Members of the community announce support for a healthy future for Miami-Dade County
Miami, September 13, 2013 – On Tuesday, September 17, 2013, public safety officials, faith leaders, business and civic leaders, public servants and other members of the Miami-Dade community will announce their support for the bond that will allow Jackson Health System to upgrade its facilities, securing access to world-class and quality health services for all Miami-Dade residents.
On November 5, Miami-Dade voters will be asked if Jackson should be allowed to access an $830 million bond for a comprehensive upgrade that will allow the system to modernize operating rooms and emergency rooms, build a children’s ambulatory pavilion, build 8 to 12 urgent care centers around Miami-Dade County, upgrade hospital IT systems, purchase state-of-the-art medical equipment and build a new physical rehabilitation hospital.
Citizens for a Healthy Miami-Dade is a coalition of community leaders who support the local bond referendum to modernize Jackson Health System facilities because the health of our community is too important to jeopardize.
WHAT: Press conference with community leaders announcing their support for the bond that will allow Jackson Health System to upgrade its facilities, securing access to world-class and quality health services for all Miami-Dade residents.
WHEN: Tuesday, September 17, 2 PM
WHERE: Lois Pope LIFE Center, 1095 NW 14th Terrace, Miami, FL 33136
WHO: – Carlos Migoya, Chief Executive Officer, Jackson Health System
– Darryl Sharpton, Chairman, Public Health Trust Board of Trustees
– Donna Shalala, President, University of Miami
– Martha Baker, RN, President, SEIU Local 1991
– Members and leaders of the community, including elected officials, doctors, nurses, first responders and Jackson Memorial patients.
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