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City Continues Coronavirus Video Conference Series: March 19 at 3:00pm

Mar 18, 2020 - At 3:00pm this Thursday (March 19), City Manager Jessi Bon will host the second episode in the City’s ongoing series of live video conferences to update the community on the City's coronavirus response and continued preparations for extended impacts.
 
Donna Colosky (MI School District Superintendent), Laurie Givan (Executive Director of the MI Chamber of Commerce), Cindy Goodwin (Director of the City’s Youth & Family Services Department), Ed Holmes (Police Chief), and Steve Heitman (Fire Chief), will all join the briefing to provide updates and help answer questions from the community. Watch live on the City's YouTube Channel at https://tinyurl.com/MI-YouTube or on MI-TV Cable Channel 21.
 
Topics to be covered include: Police and Fire situation briefings; City service changes; Support for local business; New Public Health orders and more.
 
If you have questions, please EMAIL them to citymanager@mercergov.org by 2:00pm Thursday and we will try to address them during the presentation. The event will also be recorded and available online the following day. 
 
These live City situation briefings will be held every Thursday at 3:00pm until further notice.
 

In other community news, New Seasons Market on Mercer Island has reserved 8:00am-9:00am (Monday-Friday) as a Senior Shopping Hour; the Senior Discount is also extended to all open hours, Monday-Friday, as a courtesy.

The Island QFC's also recently agreed to a similar program, reserving 7:00-8:00am for Senior Shopping on Monday through Thursday.

Thanks to the rest of the community in advance for their understanding and voluntary compliance; please call each supermarket with questions.

 

Finally, according to regional authorities, the Pacific Northwest’s blood supply has significantly decreased due to extensive blood drive cancellations and closure of businesses and universities. For the sake of all future patients, Bloodworks Northwest is urging the community to step up and donate if eligible. Learn more here: www.bloodworksnw.org
 



 

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