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Vicksburg and Warren County officials to hold COVID-19 news conference Thursday



Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. at the podium during March 29 news conference. Behind him are, left to right, Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk, Police Chief Milton Moore and Dr. Carlos Latorre. (Photo by Thomas Parker)
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From Mayor George Flaggs Jr.’s Office:

Officials from Vicksburg and Warren County government, health experts and first responders will address ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 during a news conference on the steps of the Warren County Courthouse (1009 Cherry St., Vicksburg) on Thursday, April 2, at 2 p.m.

Also expected to be in attendance is Warren County Board of Supervisors President Jeff Holland, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace, Warren County Emergency Management Director John Elfer, Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk, Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore, Visit Vicksburg Executive Director Laura Beth Strickland, State of Mississippi Medicaid Director and State of Mississippi COVID-19 task force member Dr. Carlos Latorre and City of Vicksburg Health Clinic Physician Dr. Marshall Bouldin.

In an effort to comply with state and federal COVID-19 prevention guidelines, Thursday’s news conference will be restricted to credentialed media and those on the agenda to speak. The limitations will be strictly enforced by the Warren County Sheriff’s Department and Vicksburg Police Department. The news conference will be streamed live by a number of local and state media outlets and the City of Vicksburg public access television network.

Mayor Flaggs has reserved all comments on COVID-19 until the Thursday news conference.

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