* Media Alert *
Week 2: COVID-19 Weekly Briefings A Resource for Pocono Residents
WHAT: Every Friday morning, tune in or stream live as a panel of community leaders provides important updates related to COVID-19 in the Pocono region. Now in its second week, tomorrow’s briefing (4/17) will focus on the following information –
- The latest local healthcare updates & statistics
- Tips on correct use of face masks & gloves
- New patient testing policies
- Obtaining healthcare for non-coronavirus-related needs
- Updates from Carbon & Pike county commissioners
WHO: Panelists include – Elizabeth Wise, President of Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono; Donald Seiple, President of St. Luke’s Monroe Campus *panelists may change weekly*
Moderator – Chris Barrett, President/CEO of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
WHEN: Every Friday at 10 a.m. Briefings last about a half hour.
Video of this week’s segment can be provided to media outlets upon request.
Pocono Mountains visitor information is available online at PoconoMountains.com or by phone at (570) 421-5791. Follow @PoconoTourismPR on Twitter to stay current with up-to-date information. Established in 1934, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit membership organization. The PMVB is the official destination marketing organization for the four counties of Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon in Northeastern Pennsylvania.