U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra to Spotlight Biden-Harris Administration’s COVID-19 Surge Response Team Work with Public Health Officials in Nevada
On Thursday, July 22, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra will travel to Nevada to receive an update and participate in a briefing with public health officials on the work of the Biden-Harris Administration’s COVID-19 surge response team in the state. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak will join Secretary Becerra for the visit.
Secretary Becerra will tour the Clark County Fire Department Training Facility, where the COVID-19 surge response team is coordinating its response and supporting state and local COVID-19 vaccination and mitigation efforts. While on site, Secretary Becerra will receive a private briefing from officials on the ground, including Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) personnel, as well as state and local officials. There will be a pool spray at the top of the briefing, and Secretary Becerra and other officials will provide an update and participate in a press availability immediately following the briefing.
Later, Secretary Becerra will visit a pop-up COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinic.
Details are subject to change
COVID-19 Surge Response Team Coordinating Center Tour & Briefing
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra
Governor Steve Sisolak
FEMA Acting Associate Administrator Dave Bibo
Chief David Fogerson, Nevada Division of Emergency Management
Teneale Chapton, Public Health Advisor, CDC
Mark Young, Regional Administrator, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
WHEN: 10:00 AM PT, Thursday, July 22, 2021
WHERE: Clark County Fire Department Training Facility, 4425 W. Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103
COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Site Visit
Secretary Xavier Becerra
Governor Steve Sisolak
Marissa Medeiros, Immunize Nevada Community Manager
Allurie Eluizar, Immunize Nevada Community Health Worker
WHEN: 12:30 PM PT, Thursday, July 22, 2021
WHERE: Sherman Gardens Vaccination Clinic, 1012 Silverman Way, Las Vegas, NV 89106
CONTACT: Press interested in attending any event must RSVP to
Kirsten.Allen@hhs.gov and email@example.com.
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