COVID-19 vaccine media briefing rescheduled for Wednesday

DHW Communications

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) has changed the date and time for this week’s media briefing about COVID-19 vaccine in Idaho to 12:30 p.m. MDT (11:30 a.m. PDT) Wednesday, March 24. The media briefing was rescheduled to follow an announcement by Gov. Little regarding the COVID-19 vaccine in Idaho. Gov. Little will not be participating in DHW’s media briefing. 

DHW Director Dave Jeppesen and Public Health Administrator Elke Shaw-Tulloch will offer brief remarks and an update on the status of COVID-19 vaccine 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 Zachary Clark, before noon Wednesday. 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.

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Media contact:  Zachary Clark
Public Information Officer                                                
(208) 334-0668