1PM Mayor Kenney to Speak at Virtual COVID-19 Press Conference 
The Mayor will join Acting Managing Director Tumar Alexander and Health Commissioner Dr. Farley to provide an update on the City’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus in Philadelphia. Updates will be provided virtually. Details below.


Effective this week, the City’s COVID-19 press availabilities on Zoom will take place on Tuesdays only. Additional avails may be held on an as-needed basis. Please continue to send all COVID-19 press inquiries to press@phila.gov.

Notes to Media:

  • Reporters should upload a headshot or company logo to their Zoom account for broadcasting purposes.
  • Due to time constraints, only one representative from each media outlet is permitted to ask questions.
  • Reporters are asked to limit their questions to three or fewer.
  • Recordings of the live press briefings are available here.
  • Archive of all COVID-19 related press releases are available here.

Notes on Using Zoom:

  • To download Zoom for your computer or mobile device, visit zoom.us/download.
  • To ask a question, please use the “raise your hand” feature and turn on video to ask your question.
  • If you experience technical difficulties, please email questions to press@phila.gov.

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.

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