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Sullivan County Leaders to Host COVID-19 Town Hall May 7

Monticello, NY – Legislature Chairman Robert Doherty announces that Legislature Vice Chair Mike Brooks, County Manager Josh Potosek and Public Health Director Nancy McGraw will be joined by Monticello Central School Board President Lori Orestano James to answer citizens’ questions during a Facebook Live Q&A session Thursday, May 7, at 1 p.m.

“A longtime educator and community champion, Lori has a firm grasp on the challenges facing not just her school but all our districts in the months to come. She also is a proponent of broadband for the entire County, which is the #1 priority of this Legislature,” Doherty stated. “It’s essential we educate our children, including in a virtual environment, no matter where they are. The same goes for access to telemedicine and telehealth offerings, for which the demand will only grow in the future.”

Questions for Thursday’s Town Hall can be submitted via either email at sctownhall@co.sullivan.ny.us or private message to www.facebook.com/sullivancountygov by 7 a.m. May 7. They should be related to COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) concerns and issues, phrased respectfully and apolitically.

The live Q&A will begin at 1 p.m. May 7 at www.facebook.com/sullivancountygov. The video will also be made available to view afterwards on the Coronavirus info page on the County’s website, www.sullivanny.us.