The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 vaccine in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. MST (1:30 p.m. PST) Tuesday, March 30. DHW Director Dave Jeppesen, Public Health Administrator Elke Shaw-Tulloch, and Deputy State Epidemiologist Dr. Kathryn Turner will offer brief remarks and an update on the status of COVID-19 vaccine in Idaho, and then will answer questions from media. Dr. Christine Hahn, state epidemiologist, Sarah Leeds, manager of the Idaho Immunization Program, and Dr. Christopher Ball, chief of the Idaho Bureau of Laboratories, 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.
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