CDC COVID-19 Response Update for Rural Communities

Please join us for an update on the COVID-19 response. Registration is required.

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Time: 4:00 p.m. ET

Presenter: Dr. Jay Butler (Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases, CDC)

Opening Remarks: Eric Hargan (Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

Following Deputy Secretary Hargan’s remarks to open the call, Dr. Butler will share guidance with partners, public health practitioners, healthcare providers, and others working to protect the health of rural communities. He will describe what CDC knows and what CDC is doing in response to this outbreak since the previous COVID-19 Update for Rural Health Partners that aired on March 23. We will also have time for questions and answers.

To submit questions in advance, please e-mail with "Rural Health Update 4/8" in the subject line.  Media note:  This call is not for media. For those who have media questions, please contact CDC media relations at (404) 639-3286 or send an email to

This event will be recorded and posted on CDC’s website within a week to:


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