Monday, April 13, 2020

Huffman to Talk COVID Tonight at Virtual Town Hall

Posted By on Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 8:25 AM

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North Coast Rep. Jared Huffman will host a virtual town hall meeting this evening to engage with constituents, update them on his efforts in Congress and speak with a trio of local officials about COVID-19 related efforts.

Huffman will be joined for the 5 p.m. shelter-in-place gathering by Humboldt County Public Health Officer Teresa Frankovich, North Coast Small Business Development Director Leila Roberts and Redwood Region Economic Development Commissioner Gregg Foster.

The event will be webcast live via Huffman's Facebook page and  Access Humboldt's YouTube Channel, and televised on Access Humboldt CIVIC 10, Comcast Channel 30 and AT&T Channel 99.

"Please be advised that this is a virtual event," a press release from Huffman's office stresses, "members of the press and public should not attempt to meet in person with the congressman."

See the full release copied below:

Rep. Huffman to Host Virtual Community Town Hall

San Rafael, CA – On Monday, April 13 at 5:00 p.m. PST, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a virtual “shelter in place” community town hall to engage with his constituents on the latest updates regarding the novel coronavirus pandemic and to answer questions about the federal response. In compliance with Shelter in Place orders, this is not an in-person event. You can participate in the event on Facebook Live at

The event will also be webcast at and It will be broadcast live on Access Humboldt CIVIC 10 (Suddenlink Cable Channel 10), Comcast Channel 30, and AT&T Channel 99. The program will be archived online here at and on and repeats of the program will air on Access Humboldt CIVIC 10 (Suddenlink Cable Channel 10) as well as on radio at KZZH-LP 96.7.

Special guests will include:

Humboldt County Public Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich
Leila Roberts, Director, the North Coast Small Business Development Center
Gregg Foster, Executive Director, Redwood Region Economic Development Commission

If you have questions please contact the San Rafael office at (415) 258-9657.

For more information on the coronavirus, community resources, and the relief provided in the recent legislation, visit

Event Details:

WHAT: Virtual Community Town Hall

WHO: Representative Jared Huffman, Dr. Teresa Frankovich, Leila Roberts, and Gregg Foster

WHEN: Monday, April 13, 2020, @ 5:00 p.m. PST


Web Stream:

Cable TV: Humboldt Access, Comcast Channel 30, AT&T Channel 99

Please be advised that this is a virtual event; members of the press and public should not attempt to meet in person with the Congressman.
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