House Democratic Policy Committee to hold hearing on COVID-19 Contact Tracing Wednesday in Capitol
HARRISBURG, July 28 – State Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today that the House Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public hearing on COVID-19 contact tracing.
The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 29 in Room G-50 Irvis Office Building in Harrisburg. The media and public are urged to watch the livestream at www.pahouse.com/live.
The hearing was requested by State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, to investigate the challenges of contact tracing in Pennsylvania. Testifiers and committee members will participate in person and remotely.
Testifiers will include:
- Sarah Boateng, executive deputy secretary, PA Department of Health.
- Lindsey Mauldin, special assistant on contact tracing for Secretary Levine, DOH.
- Michel Masters, division director of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Montgomery County Office of Public Health.
- Dr. Jeff Martin, medical director, Lancaster County Contact Tracing Program.
- Cynthia Shields, assistant director of Office of Community Services, Allegheny County Department of Human Services.
Following the hearing, testimonies and full hearing video will be posted at www.pahouse.com/policycommittee.