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COVID-19 media briefing set for 2:30 p.m. Tuesday

August 3, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm MDT

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) Tuesday, Aug. 3, via Webex.

Gov. Brad Little will offer opening remarks and then will leave the briefing. DHW officials also will offer brief remarks and then take questions from the media.

Those who will attend the briefing from DHW include Director Dave Jeppesen, Dr. Kathryn Turner, deputy state epidemiologist, Sarah Leeds, manager of the Idaho Immunization Program, and Dr. Christopher Ball, chief of the Idaho Bureau of Laboratories.

Members of the working media who would like to participate should RSVP in email to Niki Forbing-Orr,, 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:

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Media contact:

Niki Forbing-Orr

Public Information Manager



August 3, 2021
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm MDT
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