Gov. Justice will hold a statewide address at 6 pm concerning coronavirus

CHARLESTON, WV –Gov. Jim Justice and state health officials will conduct a live, statewide address at 6 p.m. this evening to provide West Virginians an update regarding COVID-19.

PLEASE NOTE: The COVID-19 press briefing originally scheduled to take place at 3 p.m. today has been canceled.

WHO: Gov. Jim Justice; WV Dept. of Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Crouch; WV State Health Officer and WV Bureau for Public Health Commissioner Dr. Cathy Slemp; West Virginia University Vice President and Executive Dean for Health Sciences Dr. Clay Marsh

WHAT: Gov. Justice and state health leaders will provide an update for West Virginians on COVID-19 preparedness and response plans.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at 6 p.m.

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