6:30 PM: Governor Newsom to Make Major Announcement on State’s Response to COVID-19 Outbreak


SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom will make a major announcement today on the state’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The update will be streamed at the @CAgovernor Twitter page.

**NOTE FOR MEDIA: Because of social distancing guidelines, reporters will ask their questions via phone. Credentialed Capitol media will be provided dial-in information upon RSVP.

WHO: Governor Gavin Newsom and California health officials.

WHEN: Today, Thursday, March 19, 2020 at approx. 6:30 p.m

LIVESTREAM: @CAgovernor Twitter page.

**NOTE: The teleconference is open to credentialed media only, reporters must RSVP to govpressoffice@gov.ca.gov to receive dial-in information and ask questions over the phone.

TV stations may contact KCRA 3 for satellite coordinates and pool footage: Claire.Blakemore@hearst.com or (916) 325-3286.

For the latest on the state’s COVID-19 preparedness and response, visit cdph.ca.gov.