Kemp, Coronavirus Task Force Members Set for Statewide Town Hall on COVID-19 Response

On Thursday, March 26, at 8:00 PM, Governor Brian P. Kemp will participate in a live town hall on Georgia’s response to the spread of COVID-19. This broadcast will also feature interviews with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey, Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency Director Homer Bryson, and Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John King.

“Georgians are eager to hear directly from their leaders on what we are doing to address the impact of COVID-19 across our state,” said Governor Kemp. “The Coronavirus Task Force is working tirelessly to mitigate the effects of this virus, secure necessary supplies, and keep citizens informed in the days and weeks ahead.”

About the Coronavirus Town Hall

The Coronavirus Town Hall will be broadcast live statewide beginning at 8:00 PM on Thursday, March 26, 2020. During the unprecedented, hour-long program, Governor Brian P. Kemp, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Dr. Kathleen Toomey, GEMA Director Homer Bryson, and Insurance Commissioner John King will take questions from journalists based on submissions from the public involving efforts to combat COVID-19 in Georgia. Governor Kemp and task force members will participate from separate locations in accordance with social distancing guidelines.

The town hall will be carried by more than 140 radio stations across Georgia, including the Georgia News Network, Cox Media Group in Atlanta and Athens, Salem Media Group in Atlanta, and Entercom Atlanta.

For a full list of TV stations that will broadcast the town hall live by region, see below:

Albany
WALB
WALB-DT2 (ABC)
WFXL

Atlanta
WSBTV
FOX 5
11Alive
CBS46
Univision
Telemundo
GPB

Augusta
WJBF
WRDW
WAGT
FOX54

Columbus
WRBL
WTVM
WXTX
WLTZ

Macon
WMAZ
WMGT/41NBC
WGXA
WGXA-DT2 (ABC)

Savannah
WTOC
WSAV
WJCL

The town hall will also be carried statewide by Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). To find your local GPB station, click HERE.

(Press Release from Governor Brian P. Kemp)

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