TODAY: Governor Newsom, Federal, State and Local Officials to Provide Update on Grand Princess Cruise Ship

OAKLAND – Governor Gavin Newsom, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and federal and state officials will provide a briefing today on the joint federal, state and local preparations for the safe return of passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship.

WHO: Governor Gavin Newsom, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly, California Department of Public Health Director and State Health Officer Dr. Sonia Angell, Director of the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Mark Ghilarducci, federal officials and health providers.

WHEN: Sunday, March 8, 2020 at approx. 1:15 p.m.

WHERE: Elihu M. Harris Building, Clay Street entrance, 2nd Floor, Rm. 6, 1515 Clay Street Oakland, CA 94612

LIVESTREAM: @Cal_OES Twitter page.

**NOTE: This event is open to credentialed media only, reporters interested in attending must RSPV to

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