The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. MST (1:30 p.m. PST) Tuesday, April 6.
DHW Director Dave Jeppesen; Public Health Administrator Elke Shaw-Tulloch; Dr. Christopher Ball, chief of the Idaho Bureau of Laboratories; Dr. Christine Hahn, state epidemiologist; and Dr. Kathryn Turner, deputy state epidemiologist, will offer brief updates on the status of COVID-19 in Idaho, and then will answer questions from media. Sarah Leeds, manager of the Idaho Immunization Program, also will attend the briefing.
Members of the working media who would like to participate should RSVP in email to Niki Forbing-Orr, Niki.Forbing-Orr@dhw.idaho.gov, before noon Tuesday. You will receive a link to attend the briefing as a panelist.
The general public can join the briefing as attendees in listen/watch-only mode by selecting this link:
American Sign Language Interpretation will be available at the briefing. Attendees can pin the appropriate window to the top of their display, so it is always visible.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is dedicated to strengthening the health, safety, and independence of Idahoans. Learn more at healthandwelfare.idaho.gov.
Media contact: Niki Forbing-Orr
Public Information Manager