* Media participation now on ZOOM *
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The office of the Governor has issued the following media advisory:
Gov. Jim Justice to hold virtual press briefing on COVID-19 response today at 1 p.m.
WHO: Gov. Jim Justice, other state officials.
WHAT: Gov. Justice will provide an update for media on COVID-19 preparedness and response plans.
WHEN: Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at 1 p.m.
All West Virginians can watch the live stream of this briefing at the following links:
VIRTUAL PRESS BRIEFING INFO FOR MEDIA ONLY
*Important note below*
In accordance with the most recent guidelines and best practices recommended by health professionals regarding COVID-19 and in the interest of social distancing, this press briefing will be conducted virtually through an online teleconferencing system. In-person attendance will not be permitted.
If you wish to participate in this media briefing by asking questions you must RSVP by 11 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8, 2020, to [email protected].
Only one online reservation will be provided for each media organization. All additional details will be provided by email once an RSVP is received.
PLEASE NOTE: The Governor’s virtual press briefings will be transitioned to the Zoom videoconferencing platform for media participation. Additional information and instructions will be provided via email in response to the RSVP.