Press release

Sullivan County leaders to host COVID-19 town hall

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MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Robert Doherty announces that Legislature Vice Chair Mike Brooks, Sheriff Michael Schiff, County Manager Josh Potosek and Public Health Director Nancy McGraw will respond to citizens’ questions during a Facebook Live Q&A session tomorrow, March 26, at 1 p.m.

“In this age of social distancing, it’s even more important for us to connect with the people we serve,” Doherty stated. “Thanks to technology, we have been able to work from home, conference with our colleagues and communicate with a world just as affected by COVID-19 as we have been. Now we’re taking the next step to reach out.”

Questions can be submitted via either email at sctownhall@co.sullivan.ny.us or private message to www.facebook.com/sullivancountygov by 11 a.m. March 26 and should be related to COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) concerns and issues. So long as queries are respectful and apolitical, speakers will answer as fully and clearly as possible.

The live Q&A will begin at 1 p.m. tomorrow at www.facebook.com/sullivancountygov. The video will also be made available to view afterward on the County’s website, www.sullivanny.us.

Another town hall will be scheduled for Monday, March 30. Details to follow.

“If this effort proves successful and useful, we’ll continue it in the future,” Potosek affirmed. “More than ever, we need to stay connected.”

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