Urgent COVID-19 Response Media Briefing

MEDIA ADVISORY

Monday, November 9, 2020

Contact: 

Public Information
doh-pio@doh.wa.gov

Urgent COVID-19 Response Media Briefing

Accelerated COVID-19 transmission is occurring across the state and time is running out to reverse course and flatten the curve. Join us for this important update on Tuesday afternoon and help us get the message out that people must act now to stop the spread from getting worse. Please consider streaming this briefing on your social media channels as well.

WHO

John Wiesman, DrPH, Secretary of Health, Washington State Department of Health

Lacy Fehrenbach, MPH, CPH, Deputy Secretary of Health for COVID-19 Response, Washington State Department of Health

Kathy Lofy, MD, State Health Officer, Washington State Department of Health

Scott Lindquist MD, State Epidemiologist for Communicable Diseases, Washington State Department of Health

Anthony Chen, MD, MPH, Director of Health of Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Jeff Duchin, MD, Health Officer, Public Health – Seattle & King County

John Lynch, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Infection Prevention & Control, Associate Medical Director, Harborview Medical Center, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, UW School of Medicine

Michele Roberts, Acting Assistant Secretary, Washington State Department of Health

Kira Mauseth, PhD, Behavioral Health Strike Team, Washington State Department of Health 

David Postman, Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor

Reed Schuler, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor, supporting COVID-19 response

WHAT

Update on the COVID-19 response in Washington state.

WHEN

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. PDT

WHERE

TVW will livestream the briefing here.