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San Diego leaders holding telephone town hall on COVID-19

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Posted at 6:51 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 10:45:53-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego leaders are addressing citizens' coronavirus concerns through a town hall meeting that will be conducted by phone.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, City Council President Georgette Gómez, and 52nd District Rep. Scott Peters will host the telephone town hall at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Local health officials will also be involved in the meeting.

San Diegans who want to take part in the public town hall can call 712-832-8700 and then enter PIN 41680#.

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Additionally, questions can be submitted via email at SanDiegoCovid19Townhall@gmail.com, on Facebook.com/sdcmgomez or on Twitter @ggomezd9.

“San Diego is mobilizing like never before to protect our city’s health and safety. Even though we have to keep a physical distance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we can still communicate as a community. I invite San Diegans to call in from home to get the latest updates on coronavirus from our local and federal representatives. Information can save lives and help us get through this together,” Faulconer said in a statement.

Gómez added, “In San Diego, we stand together and work together to get through tough times. To keep San Diego safe, city leaders, and different government agencies are coordinating like never before. We want to ensure the public gets real facts on COVID-19 and knows all the resources available to them to get through these trying times.”