CDC director to be at Kentucky events

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is holding four events in eastern Kentucky to discuss the region's high rates of cancer, diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

Dr. Thomas Frieden will be at a 6:30 p.m. EDT reception and 7 p.m. dinner Aug. 4 at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset; a 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5 appearance at Hazard Community and Technical College-First Federal Center; a 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 appearance at the Ramada Paintsville Hotel and Conference Center; and a 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 6 event at the Morehead Convention Center. The events are free, but registration is recommended to reserve meal service.

To make a reservation, contact Cheryl Keaton at or (606) 657-3218.

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