Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx To Visit Oklahoma

Sunday, August 16th 2020, 6:35 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. -

The coordinator of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Dr. Deborah Birx, will be in Tulsa County on Sunday.

White House Officials say her first stop will be in Owasso and President Trump says she will give targeted guidance on how to move forward with the pandemic in Oklahoma. On Saturday, Doctor Birx spoke with the media in Kansas City, after talking about the COVID-19 response plan with Kansas Governor Laura Kelly.

"We wanted to make it clear that the state and local government officials need to do more. this is the moment to do more mitigation to stop the spread," said Birx on Saturday..

State congressional leaders will be in attendance this afternoon to hear her advice and Governor Kevin Stitt says he plans to tour several hospitals with her. Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum and Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt have also been invited