DeKalb County will host a virtual town hall on coronavirus Thursday

DeKalb County is hosting a second virtual town hall on the coronavirus to help residents stay informed and prepared.

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond, the Board of Commissioners, District Health Director Dr. S. Elizabeth Ford and DeKalb County School District Interim Superintendent Ramona Tyson will host a virtual town hall meeting about COVID-19 and the county’s preparedness measures.

Panelists will discuss medical updates, distance learning, county and municipal preparedness, and federal and state support services.

The virtual town hall meeting will be Thursday, March 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and can be accessed via the following channels:

Questions are being accepted now and during the town hall using:

Questions also will be accepted during the town hall at 404-371-2400.

Who:                DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond

                        Dr. S. Elizabeth Ford, district health director

                        Ramona Tyson, interim superintendent of DeKalb County School District

                        DeKalb County Board of Commissioners

                        Federal representatives

                        Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

                        DeKalb Municipal Association

                        DeKalb County Government staff

When: Thursday, March 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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