Scheduled participants include DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond; health department director Dr. S. Elizabeth Ford; interim DeKalb schools superintendent Ramon Tyson; and members of the county’s Board of Commissioners. They plan to provide updates on distance learning, preparedness efforts and federal and state support services.
Residents can submit questions before and during the town hall via email (email@example.com) and the county's Facebook and Twitter accounts.
During the town hall, questions will also be accepted via phone at 404-371-2400.
As of lunchtime Monday, Georgia had reported 121 confirmed cases of coronavirus; 10 of them were in DeKalb County. Numbers have steadily climbed in recent days as testing increases.
Tyler Estep is a reporter covering DeKalb County, its government and its people. A Gwinnett County native and University of Georgia graduate, he has been with the AJC since 2015. He previously covered his home county and served stints on the paper's hyperlocal and breaking news teams.