Killion To Hold COVID-19 Tele-Townhall With Medical, Emergency Services and Other Experts

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) will hold a tele-townhall event on the COVID-19 emergency for constituents this coming Thursday, April 9th at 3:30pm. Joining Killion to answer residents’ questions will be medical, emergency services and other subject matter experts.

“COVID-19 is an unprecedented public health and economic crisis,” said Killion. “My tele-townhall is an opportunity for residents to hear directly from highly respected professionals who are working to protect public health and lessen the economic impact of the emergency.”

Experts participating in the tele-townhall include:

Lawrence Livornese, MD, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Main Line Health System and a board-certified specialist in infectious disease.

Jeanne Casner, Chester County Health Director.

Tim Boyce, Director of Emergency Services, Delaware County.

Eric R. Kratz, Executive Director of the Senate Labor and Industry Committee and an expert on Unemployment Compensation.

A representative from the Chester County Department of Human Services is also expected to participate.

Those interested in participating in the call should visit the tele-townhall page on Killion’s website to register, Residents and those who have registered will receive an automated call just prior to the start of the event.

“The uncertainty and anxiety caused by the COVID-19 crisis is palpable,” said Killion. “Unfortunately, in our social media-driven age it can often be challenging to distinguish good information from rumors and speculation.

“The experts joining me will be able to directly answer questions from residents and make sure they’re well informed to the best extent possible.”