CITY OF BROWNSVILLE AND HOSPITALS TO HOLD VIRTUAL PRESS CONFERENCE TO PROVIDE UPDATE ON COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Media Q&A Session to Follow
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 17, 2020) — The City of Brownsville will hold a virtual press conference on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. to provide an update on the state of our Hospitals and Health Institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The press conference will be held virtually to support the fight against the Coronavirus and will be live streamed on its Facebook page.
Speakers include Mayor Trey Mendez, Art Garza – Valley Regional Medical Center CEO and Leslie Bingham – Valley Baptist Medical Center CEO. Also providing information are Dr. Joseph McCormick with the Hispanic Health Research Center at the UT-Health School of Public Health Brownsville and Dr. Art Rodriguez – Public Health Director for the City of Brownsville. Spanish and American Sign Language (ASL) translation will be made available.
A media Q&A session will follow.
WHAT: City of Brownsville Virtual Press Conference (COVID-19 Update)
WHEN: Friday, June 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
WHO: Trey Mendez, City of Brownsville, Mayor
Art Garza, Valley Regional Medical Center, CEO
Leslie Bingham, Valley Baptist Medical Center – Brownsville, CEO
Dr. Joseph B. McCormick, Hispanic Health Research Center (HHRC)
Dr. Art Rodriguez, City of Brownsville, Director of Public Health
Members of the media who wish to participate in the Q&A Session may sign-up by contacting (956) 455-5770 or emailing Maria.Torres@cob.us.