HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra to Highlight Biden-Harris Administration’s COVID-19 Surge Response Group Work with Public Well being Officers in Nevada
U.S. Department of Health
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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra will spotlight the work of the Biden Harris Administration’s COVID-19 Surge Response Team with Nevada public health officials
On Thursday, July 22nd, U.S. Department of Health (HHS) secretary Xavier Becerra will travel to Nevada for an update and attend a briefing with public health officials on the work of the COVID-19 jump response Government of Biden-Harris to participate team in the state. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak will team up with Minister Becerra on the visit.
Secretary Becerra will tour the Clark County Fire Department training facility, where the COVID-19 Surge Response Team is coordinating its response and supporting state and local COVID-19 vaccination and containment efforts. While on site, Minister Becerra receives a private briefing from local officials, including staff from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), as well as state and local officials. A pool spray will be placed at the beginning of the briefing and Minister Becerra and other officials will provide an update and attend a press availability immediately after the briefing.
Later on, Secretary Becerra will visit a pop-up vaccine and testing clinic for COVID-19.
Details can change
COVID-19 Surge Response Team Coordinating Center Tour & Briefing
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra
Governor Steve Sisolak
FEMA Deputy Assistant Administrator Dave Bibo
Chief David Fogerson, Nevada Division of Emergency Management
Teneale Chapton, Public Health Advisor, CDC
Mark Young, regional administrator, assistant secretary’s office for preparedness and response
WHEN: Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. PT
WHERE: Clark County Fire Department Training Facility, 4425 W. Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Visit to a COVID-19 vaccine and testing center
Secretary Xavier Becerra
Governor Steve Sisolak
Marissa Medeiros, Immunize Nevada Community Manager
Allurie Eluizar, Immunize Nevada Community Health Worker
WHEN: 12:30 p.m. PT, Thursday July 22, 2021
WHERE: Sherman Gardens Vaccination Clinic, 1012 Silverman Way, Las Vegas, NV 89106
CONTACT: Press interested in attending an event must get in touch
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