CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Friday, February 12, 2021
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

What
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Education will provide an update to media on new science-based resources and tools to help schools safely reopen and stay open for in-person learning.

Who
Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Donna Harris-Aikens, JD, Senior Advisor for Policy and Planning, U.S. Department of Education

When
2:00 p.m. ET Friday, February 12, 2021

Dial-In
Media: 888-795-0855
International: 1-517-308-9122
PASSCODE: CDC MEDIA

Non-Media: 888-282-9572
International: 1-517-308-9387
PASSCODE: 8366031

Important Instructions
Due to anticipated high volume, please plan to dial in to the telebriefing 15 minutes before the start time.

Media: If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.

Transcript
A transcript will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.

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Page last reviewed: February 12, 2021