QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD TO HEAR UPDATE ON FIGHT AGAINST MONKEYPOX; RECEIVE BRIEFING ON START OF SCHOOL YEAR
Monday, September 12 at 5:30 PM
(September 12, 2022 at 10am)
QUEENS, NY –The Queens Borough Board, chaired by Borough President Donovan Richards Jr., will hold a virtual meeting today Monday, September 12, 2022, at 5:30 PM.
The meeting will include a presentation from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) about the current outbreak of monkeypox and the efforts to combat the disease.
In addition, Queens District Superintendents from the New York City Department of Education (DOE) will brief the Borough Board about the recent start of the new school year and offer education-related updates.
This meeting will be conducted virtually with Borough Board members participating via videoconference. The meeting will also be live-streamed to the public on the Borough President’s website at www.queensbp.org.
WHAT: Queens Borough Board to Hear Update on Fight Against Monkeypox; Get Briefing About Start of the School Year
WHERE: Public live stream at www.queensbp.org
WHEN: Monday, September 12, 2022 at 5:30 PM
WHO: DONOVAN RICHARDS JR., Queens Borough President
Members of the QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD
DR. MADHURY RAY, MD, MPH, Deputy Branch Director, Sexual Health Clinics Monkeypox Virus Response, DOHMH
MADELENE CHAN, Superintendent, District 24
DAVID NORMENT, Superintendent, District 27
DR. TAMMY PATE, Superintendent, District 28
DR. CRYSTAL BOND, Superintendent District 29
DR. PHILLIP COMPOSTO, Superintendent District 30
DR. HOA TU, Superintendent, Queens North High Schools
DR. JOSEPHINE YEBOAH VAN-ESS, Superintendent, Queens South High Schools
About the Borough Board
The Borough Board is chaired by the Borough President under the New York City Charter and comprised of the borough’s City Council members and the chairperson of each Community Board in the borough. The Board focuses on issues dealing with land use, development, public policy, budget, and other important matters with potential borough-wide implications. The Board hears presentations from City officials and others and, as part of the land use review process, is sometimes called upon to vote on land use questions that impact more than one Community Board District.
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