City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County & Local Hospitals to Discuss Preparations for COVID-19

Monday, March 9, 2020

CLEVELAND โ€“ Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish, representatives from the Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth Hospital, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center will discuss preparedness plans and prevention tips for the Novel Coronavirus. There are no known cases of Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the area.

WHO: Speakers
Mayor Frank G. Jackson
Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish
City of Cleveland Department of Public Health Director Merle Gordon
Cuyahoga County Board of Health Commissioner Terry Allan
Center for Health Affairs CEO Brian Lane
City of Cleveland Emergency Medical Service Commander Chris Chapin
Cleveland City Council President Kevin J. Kelley

Additional Attendees
County Council President Dan Brady
Cleveland Clinic Medical Director of Hospital Operations Dr. Rita Pappas
MetroHealth Hospital Chief of Quality Control Dr. Brook Watts
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joseph Sopko
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center President Dr. Daniel Simon
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Director Robert Kennedy
City of Cleveland Operations Center Manager Fred Szabo
Director of Public Safety and Justice Services Alex Pellom
Cleveland Division of Police Law Enforcement COVID-19 Lead Captain Michael Butler
Cleveland Division of Fire Chief Angelo Calvillo
Cleveland Department of Public Safety Medical Director Dr. Thomas Collins

WHAT: A discussion of preparedness plans and prevention tips for the Novel Coronavirus. There are no known cases of Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the area.
WHEN: Monday, March 9, 2020 at 3 p.m. โ€“ 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Cleveland City Hall
Rotunda
601 Lakeside Ave.

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