11AM Mayor Kenney to Visit Webster Elementary Meal Site
The Mayor and School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. Hite will visit Webster Elementary School while staff pack meals for distribution to students and families. Webster is one of 80 locations citywide where free meals are available for children and youth while schools are closed. Details on media access below.
Where: John H. Webster School, 3400 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia PA.
Note to Media on Meal Site Visit: Indoor footage and photos (11 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.) are pool coverage only and the School District of Philadelphia will send details on how to access pool video and photos in an advisory on Wednesday morning.
Following the school visit, Mayor Kenney and Dr. Hite will be outside of the school for media availability (11:15 a.m.). The City and School District request that any participating media prepare to observe social distancing guidance and bring needed equipment (e.g., mic extenders).
1PM Mayor Kenney to Speak at COVID-19 Press Conference
The Mayor will join Health Commissioner Dr. Farley, Managing Director Brian Abernathy, and other officials to provide an update on the impact of the coronavirus in Philadelphia. Updates will be provided virtually. Details below.
The link for the Zoom meeting room will be sent daily in the media advisory. To download the plugin needed for Zoom, visit https://zoom.us/download.
These updates will continue to be live-streamed to the public via the Department of Public Health’s Twitter (@PHLPublicHealth) and Facebook accounts, and broadcast on PHLGovTV, Comcast channels 64 and 1164, and Verizon channels 40 and 41.