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Community health, current COVID-19 research focus of tonight’s Telephone Town Hall

Press release from City of Gainesville

The City of Gainesville will host its next telephone town hall event tonight at 7:15 p.m. Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe and Alachua County Commissioner Marihelen Wheeler will be joined by community physician, Dr. Lisa Chacko, and by the director of the University of Florida Emerging Pathogens Institute, Dr. Glenn Morris. They’ll provide an update about the health of our community and current research against COVID-19.

Neighbors with landlines are encouraged to register in advance through this link to receive a call back at the time of the event. Registration for a call back closes two hours before the 7:15 p.m. start time. Callers also can dial in at 1-888-410-3427 to ask questions, share comments, or simply listen in once the event begins. Spanish speakers are invited to call 1-844-881-1317. 

The telephone town hall will be streamed live on Facebook, the City of Gainesville website, and on COX Cable Channel 12 and will be archived online. Visit us online for updates and answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19.