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

August 24, 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. 24, via Webex.

Those who will attend the briefing from DHW include Director Dave Jeppesen, who will give opening remarks, along with Elke Shaw-Tulloch, administrator for the Division of Public Health; Dr. Christine Hahn, state epidemiologist; Dr. Kathryn Turner, deputy state epidemiologist; Dr. Christopher Ball, chief of the Idaho Bureau of Laboratories; and Sarah Leeds, manager of the Idaho Immunization Program.

A special guest, Dr. David Peterman, Primary Health Medical Group, will also be available to answer questions.

Members of the working media who would like to participate should RSVP in email to Kelly Petroff, 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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August 24, 2021
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm MDT
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