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Flu Prevention PSA Contest Winners Announced

December 3, 2009

| TACOMA | December 3, 2009 | Five students from Life Christian Academy (Gabriel, Mike, Travis, Meg, and Gabby) submitted Sanitize Man, the winning public service announcement (PSA) video. Students in several high school classrooms reviewed the top four submissions, and over 400 voted for Sanitize Man.

Franciscan Health System, MultiCare Health System, BlindSight Media Arts, Pierce County Antibiotic Resistance Task Force and the Health Department sponsored this video contest. It was open to all 10th through 12th graders attending school in Pierce County. Individual students, student clubs, athletic teams, organizations, or classes were encouraged to participate.

Gabriel, Mike, Travis, Meg, and Gabby received their award certificates and iPod Touch units at the Health Department Board of Health meeting on December 2, 2009, after the video was viewed by the Board. Many thanks to MultiCare and Franciscan Health Systems for donating five iPods, one for each student winner.

You will need QuickTime to view this video. If you don't already have it installed, you can download it for free, just go to:

To view Sanitize Man, the winning video click here. Look for Sanitize Man on Click! Cable TV Video on Demand throughout the month of December.

Check our website in late January/early February for another competitive opportunity for Pierce County students.

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