Navajo press conference; public UN-INVITED, noon, 3.23.20

Just received info from Navajo Nation Office of the President & Vice President: “The press conference will begin today at 12:00 p.m. by call-in only. We will not be live-streaming the press conference because we are trying to limit person-to-person contact as precautionary measure for our staff. Please remain on mute until we open the call up for questions from reporters.

We will follow this order:
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez
Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer
Navajo Department of Health Executive Director Dr. Jill Jim
Navajo Area Indian Health Service
Roselyn Tso, Director – Navajo Area IHS
Dr. Loretta Christensen, Chief Medical Officer – Navajo Area IHS
Navajo Nation Health Command Operations Center, Incident Commander David Nez

The Office of the President and Vice President will hold a press conference on Monday, March 23, 2020 beginning at 12:00 p.m. (DST) for news reporters to receive updates and ask questions. As a safety measure, the press conference will be conducted via tele-conference – please see the attached Media Advisory and agenda. Call-in information will be provided 15 minutes prior to the start of the press conference. Please do not distribute the call-in information.

The press conference will also be live-streamed for the general public to view and listen, however, questions will only be taken from news reporters.

We have hotlines established for questions from the general public.

Thank you, Jared Touchin, Communications Director, Office of the President and Vice President, (928) 274-4275

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