CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Media Advisory

Embargoed Until: Friday, February 25, 2022, 3:45 p.m. ET
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

What

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will provide an update to media on new COVID-19 Community Levels, a new tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data.  Attached is a power point that includes:

  • What People Can Do to Protect Themselves
  • County-level COVID-19 Community Levels, February 24, 2022

Who

  • Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Greta Massetti, PhD, MPH, COVID-19 Response Incident Management Team

When
Friday, February 25, 2022 at 3:00 PM ET

Dial-In

Media: 800-369-1177
International: 1-773-756-4809
PASSCODE: 8355907

Public: 888-381-5770
International: 1-517-308-9447
PASSCODE: 8494852

Important Instructions
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 25, 2022