On Wednesday, October 21, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar will meet with CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D. and agency leadership to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 response and Operation Warp Speed. Following the meeting, the Secretary and Dr. Redfield will host a press briefing.

What
Credentialed media are invited to join Secretary Azar and Dr. Redfield for a press briefing and Q&A

Who
Alex Azar, Secretary for Health and Human Services
Robert Redfield, M.D., CDC Director
Jay Butler, M.D., Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases

When
3
:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. ET, Wednesday, October 21 (NOTE: Arrive at 3:00)

Location
CDC Roybal Campus, 1600 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta

Register
Members of the media MUST pre-register by calling the CDC Media Office at 404-639-3286 or emailing [email protected] no later than 1 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 21 with subject line “CDC Press Briefing”.  Please include the name of your media organization, names of those who will attend, position (camera, still photographer, reporter) and email address. A confirmation will be sent by CDC.

Important Instructions
All attendees must be U.S. citizens and present government-issued picture identification. There are no exceptions to this policy.

Please arrive at the CDC Visitor’s Center (1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta) no later than 3:00 p.m.  All visitors to CDC are required to go through a security and health screening.  All visitors must abide by CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines, which includes wearing a mask and maintaining distance of at least 6 feet from other people.



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