Beaufort County leaders share update on COVID-19 in teleconference tomorrow

Beaufort County officials released a statement today saying they will be participating in a teleconference tomorrow, Wednesday, April 1, at 9:15 a.m., with community leaders on the front lines of COVID-19 efforts. They will share federal, state and local updates, and how it impacts our Lowcountry community. The audio event will be carried live on Beaufort County’s The County Channel. The teleconference is being sponsored by the Hilton Head Island/Bluffton Chamber of Commerce.

Updates will feature:

• U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham

• S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson

• Vice President of Small Business Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Tom Sullivan

• SBA South Carolina Office Senior Area Manager William Furman

• Dr. Brannon Traxler, DHEC

• Mayor John McCann and Hilton Head Town Manager Steve Riley

• Mayor Lisa Sulka and Bluffton Town Manager Marc Orlando

• Beaufort County Council Chairman Joe Passiment

• Beaufort County School Superintendent Frank Rodriguez

• Hilton Head Regional Healthcare CEO Jeremy Clark

• Kroger Corporate Affairs Manager Felix B. Turner

• Savannah Airport Commission Chair Greg Kelly

• Beaufort County Airports Director Jon Rembold

• Watterson Family Foundation Help4Hope, Billy Watterson

• Hargray VP and chair of the chamber board Chris McCorkendale

Beaufort County will carry the teleconference live on The County Channel and Facebook Live on the County Facebook page, as well as Comcast channel 2, Hargray channels 9 and 113, and Spectrum channel 1304. This will be an audio presentation without video.

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