Governor Whitmer to Provide Update on State’s Response to COVID-19

LANSING, MICH. Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun and Dr. Marisa Eisenberg from the University of Michigan Department of Epidemiology will provide an update regarding the state’s response efforts to COVID-19.   

WHO:  Governor Gretchen Whitmer 

MDHHS Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun  
Dr. Marisa Eisenberg, University of Michigan  

WHAT: COVID-19 Update  
WHEN: Today, Wednesday, April 22, at 3 p.m.  

Satellite Coordinates:  

Galaxy 16 4G
2:45 – 4 p.m.
Downlink frequency: 11795.75 Vertical 
Symbol: 4.0 
FEC: ¾ 
Satellite coordinates provided by WLNS-TV 6 

Social Media and Live Streaming:   

Audio File:   An MP3 audio file will be available to download shortly after the conclusion of the update at: 


If reporters have questions they would like asked during the Q&A portion of the press conference please email with the subject “Whitmer questions” by 2 p.m.. Please note that although the pool reporter will do their best to ask questions, it is unlikely they will to get to each of them.    

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