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For Immediate Release:
January 22, 2020
For more information contact:
Public Health Communications
(213) 240-8144

Media Availability: Public Health Officials Available to Answer Questions Regarding County Preparedness for Coronavirus. There Are No Known Cases in LA County.

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) will have subject matter experts available to answer questions and provide an update on Los Angeles County’s preparedness and prevention of the spread of coronavirus. There are no reported cases in LA County. Public Health continues collaborative efforts with federal, state, local agencies and healthcare providers and is bringing awareness on the current situation to communities.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time: 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

241. N. Figueroa Ave
Los Angeles, CA. 90012
Room 152


  • Barbara Ferrer, PHD, MPH, MEd, Director Los Angeles, County Department of Public Health

  • Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, Health Officer Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

  • Sharon Balter, MD, Director of Acute Communicable Disease Control Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

  • Chinese, Korean and Spanish spokespeople available for interviews

CONTACT: LA County Department of Public Health | (213) 240-8144 | media@ph.lacounty.gov

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