Virtual Press Conference To Provide Update On Covid-19 Pandemic

Virtual Press Conference To Provide Update On Covid-19 Pandemic

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.

WHERE: Facebook.com/btxrgv

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.

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