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Media Advisory 4/16/2020

On Friday, Dr. Page will provide more details on the CARES Act funding the county is expected to receive on April 24. At the briefing, he will introduce a lead advisor for a community group that will work closely with the Page administration on ways to use the nearly $175 million to help save lives, provide residents basic needs and revive the economy.

  • Apr 17, 2020
  • Press Release

County Executive Dr. Sam Page to Hold Media Briefing on COVID-19

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (April 16, 2020) – County Executive Dr. Sam Page will hold a media briefing at 8:30 a.m. Friday.

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, County Executive Page will hold briefings at 8:30 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

On Friday, Dr. Page will provide more details on the CARES Act funding the county is expected to receive on April 24. At the briefing, he will introduce a lead advisor for a community group that will work closely with the Page administration on ways to use the nearly $175 million to help save lives, provide residents basic needs and revive the economy.

The funds must be spent on the county’s response to COVID-19 crisis and all spending will come from a special fund that can be tracked through a web portal. Legislation proposed by County Executive Page is pending before the County Council to create the fund and portal. Following his remarks, County Executive Page will open the briefing for questions from the media.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 8:30 a.m.

Friday, April 17, 2020, 8:30 a.m.

105 South Central Avenue, jury assembly room

Please arrive a few minutes early. All who attend will have their temperatures taken and go through regular courthouse security. The jury room was selected so that social distancing practices can be followed.

For those unable to attend, the media briefing will be streamed on County Executive Page’s Facebook page.