MEDIA ADVISORY: Public health experts to provide update on COVID-19 in Alaska


Public health experts to provide update on COVID-19 in Alaska
House Health and Social Services Committee to hear testimony on the status of the pandemic


WHAT:                    The number of people with COVID-19 in Alaska has steadily increased over the past few weeks. On Wednesday, the House Health and Social Services Committee will hold a hearing to examine the status of the pandemic in our state, and to discuss the public health challenges created by the disease.

 

WHEN:                   Wednesday, June 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

 

WHERE:                 Livestream on akl.tv

 

PARTICIPANTS:     DHSS Commissioner Adam Crum

Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer

Heidi Hedberg, Division of Public Health Director

Dr. Joe McLaughlin, State Epidemiologist

Tari O’Connor, Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Coleman Cutchins, Pharmacist/Office of Substance Abuse and Addiction Prevention

Sana Efrid, Assistant DHSS Commissioner

Stacie Kraly, Department of Law
Additional testimony expected from the health provider community


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CONTACT
Austin Baird
Communications Director
Alaska House Majority
(907) 465-6791
Austin.Baird@akleg.gov

Phone
Phone: 907-465-4451
Fax: 907-465-3445

Address
State Capitol Room 208
Juneau AK, 99801