Online coronavirus forum set for Wednesday

— The Jefferson County Health Department will hold an online forum with several individuals available to answer questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The forum will be livestreamed on the health department’s Facebook page, through which viewers can post questions in advance or during the forum. Questions also can be submitted to kelly@jchealth.com no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday. There are plans to post a video of the forum, following it, at the health department’s website at www.jchealth.com.

— Slated to appear are: County Health Commissioner Nicole Balakos, Dr. Mark Kissinger, the health department’s medical director; Dr. John Figel, Trinity Health System’s chief medical officer; Dr. Kenneth Woods, an infectious disease specialist with Trinity; Rob Herrington, the county’s emergency management director; Steubenville City Manager James Mavromatis; Brenan Pergi, chairman of the Franciscan University of Steubenville Coronavirus Task Force; Chuck Kokiko, superintendent of the Jefferson County Educational Service Center; and Jefferson County Assistant Prosecutor Emanuela Agresta.


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