Burlington Mayor's Press Conference: City of Burlington COVID-19 Response Team Update

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Burlington, VT – Today, Mayor Miro Weinberger and members of the Administration provides an update to the public on the City’s response to COVID-19. This briefing includes information about how “box it in” will be a guiding framework for the next phase of this pandemic, an update on the BTV Community Mask Initiative – including total number of masks distributed this week and announcing distribution location and hours for next week, an update on what Burlingtonians can expect in parks this weekend, numbers and stories from the City’s COVID-19 Resource & Recovery Center, the transformation of Kids Day into Kids Week (which starts tomorrow!), and other topics.
WHAT: COVID-19 briefing
Mayor Miro Weinberger
Brian Lowe, City’s Chief Innovation Officer
Zach Williamson, RRC Mask Team and BCA Festival & Events Director
Cindi Wight, Director of Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront
Luke McGowan, Director of CEDO
Emma Allen, Event Planner for Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront
WHEN: Today, Friday, May 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm
WHERE: Broadcast and radio reporters are invited to attend in person in the Champlain Room at City Hall if needed for your coverage. For all others, please join via one of three options:
· Zoom webinar: https://zoom.us/j/981431445
· Phone: (929) 205-6099, Webinar ID: 981 431 445
Relevance: 2 days



1 Friday May 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM
2 Saturday May 9, 2020 at 3:00 PM


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