DeKalb to Hold Second COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall


Andrew Cauthen Quinn Hudson
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March 16, 2020

Media Alert:
DeKalb to Hold Second COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall
Local, state and national experts to provide latest information and advice

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond, the Board of Commissioners, District Health Director Dr. S. Elizabeth Ford and DeKalb County School District Interim Superintendent Ramona Tyson will host a virtual town hall meeting about COVID-19 and the county’s preparedness measures.

Panelists will discuss medical updates, distance learning, county and municipal preparedness, and federal and state support services.

The virtual town hall meeting will be Thursday, March 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and can be accessed via:

Questions are being accepted now and during the town hall via:

Questions also will be accepted during the town hall at 404-371-2400.

Who:            DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond

                        Dr. S. Elizabeth Ford, district health director

                        Ramona Tyson, interim superintendent of DeKalb County School District

                        DeKalb County Board of Commissioners

                        Federal representatives

                        Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

                        DeKalb Municipal Association

                        DeKalb County Government staff

When:         Thursday, March 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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