DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(031420)-ODESSA CORONAVIRUS(C0VID 19)-PRESS CONFERENCE

ODESSA, TEXAS/MARCH 14, 2020-THE CITY OF ODESSA HELD A PRESS CONFRENECE ALONG WITH OFFICIALS WITH ECTOR COUNTY AND REPRESENTATIVES WITH MEDICAL CENTER HEALTH SYSTEM, ECTOR COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND ECISD TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE MEDIA AND TO THE PUBLIC OF PROTOCOLS THAT ARE IN PLACE IN THE EVENT OF AN OUTBREAK OF COVID-19 IN ODESSA OR IN ECTOR COUNTY. (DEBIE HAYS, ECTOR COUNTY JUDGE-ODESSA, TEXAS) DURING THE PRESS CONFERENCE, CITY OF ODESSA MAYOR DAVID TURNER ANNOUNCED THE CANCELATION OF AN UPCOMING CITY EVENT. (DAVID TURNER, MAYOR-CITY OF ODESSA-ODESSA, TEXAS) ODESSA COLLEGE WILL NOT BE EXTENDING SPRING BREAK, WHILE UT PERMIAN BASIN WILL EXTEND SPRING BREAK AND PREPARE FOR ON-LINE CLASSES IF NECESSARY. STUDENTS, TEACHERS, FACULTY AND EMPLOYEES OF ECTOR COUNTY ISD WILL RETURN TO THE CLASSROOM ON MONDAY, MARCH 16TH DESPITE OPPOSITION FROM PARENTS, STUDENTS AND OTHER TEACHERS. (DR. SCOTT MURI, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOL AT ECTOR COUNTY ISD) ODESSA FIRE RESCUE HAS CONTINGENCY PLANS IF FIRST RESPONDERS TEST POSITIVE FOR THE CORONAVIRUS, WHICH MAY IMPACT PERSONEL. (FIRE CHIEF JOHN ALVAREZ, ODESSA FIRE RESCUE-ODESSA, TEXAS) IT IS ENCOURGED BY LOCAL CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENTS AND HEALTH OFFICIALS TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITES FOR ACCURATE INFORMATION, AND NOT RELY ON SOCIAL MEDIA. FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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Author: Danny Barrera