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Media Advisory: Officials set press conference for insulin caravan to Canada

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The W.Va. House of Delegates has issued the following media advisory for a press conference at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Monongalia Co. Health Department, 453 Van Voorhis Rd., Morgantown, WV. 

WHAT: Press Conference on Insulin Caravan to Canada, Two-state (Virginia & West Virginia), bipartisan bus trip to purchase less expensive insulin in Canada (Niagara Falls). 
WHEN: Press conference will take place at 3:00 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 22nd. Caravan scheduled for Sunday Dec. 8th.  Buses will leave at 6 a.m. and return the same day. 
WHERE: Monongalia Co. Health Department, 453 Van Voorhis Rd., Morgantown, WV. 
WHY: Hear stories about impact of insulin affordability crisis, provide details on the caravan, bus tickets, how to make donations, hear stories of impact, etc. 
WHO: Press conference will include statements from people harmed by the insulin affordability crisis as well as a physician who will discuss dangers of rationing insulin. 

Delegate Barbara Evans Fleischauer, 
304-319-2423; 304-599-7883 
Adrian Kiger Olmstead, Chapter Leader, #Insulin4All;  304-594-2952 

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