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Posted on: April 13, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL SITTING AS THE BOARD OF HEALTH TO CONVENE APRIL 14TH

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL SITTING AS THE BOARD OF HEALTH TO CONVENE APRIL 14TH FOR COVID-19 BRIEFING FROM CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION AND COUNTY HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

Congressman Steny Hoyer, Senator Ben Cardin, Senator Chris Van Hollen, and Congressman Anthony Brown to Brief Prince George’s County Board of Health

The Prince George’s County Council, aided by the use of technology, and in alignment with social distancing guidelines provided by the State of Maryland, will convene virtually as the Board of Health on Tuesday, April 14, at 10:00 a.m.

U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer; U.S. Senator Ben Cardin; U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen; and U.S. Congressman Anthony Brown will discuss the impact of COVID-19, and the federal response.

Leadership representing hospital providers serving Prince George’s County - the University of Maryland Capital Region Health (UMCRH); Doctors Community Hospital of Luminis Health; Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center; Kaiser Permanente; and Adventist Healthcare Fort Washington Medical Center, will also brief the Board of Health on Tuesday.

The Board of Health meeting will be available for public viewing. Residents and media are encouraged to view Board of Health meeting live and on demand HERE. This meeting format is consistent with Maryland’s Open Meetings Act and restrictions resulting from the state of emergency declared by Governor Hogan.

To view the scheduled Board of Health agenda, click HERE.

The Council continues to monitor the rapidly evolving coronavirus crisis and assess any need for additional schedule adjustments. For the latest updates on COVID-19 in Prince George’s County, please visit the Health Department’s dedicated web page or call the Health Department Coronavirus Hotline at 301.883.6627, daily between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. For County Council updates, please visit https://pgccouncil.us

WHAT: 

Prince George’s County Board of Health Briefing

WHO:

  • The Honorable Steny Hoyer, 5th Congressional District

  • The Honorable Ben Cardin, U.S. Senator for Maryland

  • The Honorable Chris Van Hollen, U.S. Senator for Maryland

  • The Honorable Anthony Brown, 4th Congressional District

  • University of Maryland Capital Region Health (UMCRH) President & CEO (Interim), Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH,

  • UMMS Chief Operating Officer (Interim), Incident Commander, Min Godwin

  • Doctors Community Health System President, Paul R. Grenaldo

  • Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Dr. Chile Ahaghotu, VPMA

  • Physician-in-Chief, Kaiser Permanente, District of Columbia and Suburban Maryland, Shital Desai, MD

  • Vice President, Delivery System Operations, Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic, Allen Jet

WHEN: 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 – 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:

Virtual Meeting – View live and on demand HERE

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