***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 AT 3:15 PM ET // 2:15 PM CT***

HAPPENING SOON: PRESS CALL: U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, Former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Dr. Joshua Sharfstein of Johns Hopkins, Protect Our Care Sound the Alarm on Impact of Government Shutdown Amidst Pandemic

Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, September 28 at 3:15 PM ET // 2:15 PM CT, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Joshua Sharfstein of Johns Hopkins, and Protect Our Care’s Coronavirus War Room will hold a virtual press conference to discuss the ramifications of Republicans dangerous willingness to shut down the government during the ongoing pandemic. 

Republicans are threatening to shut down the government in the middle of a pandemic where 120,000 people a day are being infected by COVID-19 and 2,000 people a day are dying. This is part of a larger pattern of Republican lawmakers and officials who have worked to sabotage proven effective measures such as mask and vaccine mandates, have pushed conspiracy theories and disinformation that would harm—not protect—those most vulnerable and have attacked science and experts like Dr. Fauci.

PRESS CALL:

WHO:
U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
Kathleen Sebelius, Former Secretary of Health and Human Services
Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Professor of the Practice in Health Policy and Management
Brad Woodhouse, Executive Director, Protect Our Care

WHAT: Virtual Press Conference on the consequences of Republicans Risking Government Shutdown Amidst a Pandemic

WHERE: Register for the Event Here

WHEN: Tuesday, September 28 at 3:15 PM ET // 2:15 PM CT