2:30 PM: Cuyahoga County Board of Health gives Friday briefing on COVID-19

Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Posted at 1:23 PM, Oct 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-02 13:23:22-04

CLEVELAND — The Cuyahoga County Board of Health will give an update on the county's response to the coronavirus pandemic Friday afternoon.

The virtual briefing is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Watch it live in the media player below:

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Cuyahoga County Board of Health Commissioner Terry Allan and Medical Director Heidi Gullett are expected to speak during the briefing.

The briefing comes after President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19. The president and first lady were in Cleveland on Tuesday for the presidential debate, where the president's family members were seen not wearing masks, despite a mandate.

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