MEDIA ADVISORY: Health officials to hold press conference regarding COVID-19 


Crawford County Health Officer Dr. Tim Stebbins, director of the emergency department at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, will hold a press conference regarding COVID-19 in Crawford County.   


11 a.m. Tuesday, July 13 


Lobby of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts at Pittsburg State University, 1711 S. Homer   


Dr. Stebbins will be joined by Dr. Katelyn Falk, chief medical officer at Ascension Via Christi, Dr. Linda Bean, chief medical officer for the Community Health Centers of Southeast Kansas, and Teddi Van Kam, Crawford County Health Department director and health officer. 

Crawford County and the region are currently experiencing a large uptick in Covid-19 cases. The doctors will provide updates on the current vaccination status and recommendations.   

The press conference will be livestreamed at Reporters will have the opportunity to ask questions as part of the press pool and to pull physicians aside for individual interviews following their remarks.