07/25/2000

Toronto, Ont. July 25, 2000 – Michael Power, President of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, is supporting the Provincial Government's decision to provide flu vaccine at no charge to all Ontarians.
"I agree with putting the health and safety of all Ontarians first," said Power. "Municipalities have always and will continue to implement policies and adopt measures that protect the health and secure the safety of their residents."

AMO encourages all Ontarians, including municipal employees to take advantage of these free preventive flu vaccines. Power stated, "Municipalities, as all corporations, welcome measures that reduce employee absenteeism."

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is a non-profit organization with member municipalities representing 95 per cent of Ontario=s population. The mandate of AMO is to promote, support and enhance strong and effective municipal government in Ontario.

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