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Flaggs among national leaders at COVID-19 roundtable discussion

Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. is among leaders meeting in Jackson this morning at the Governor’s Mansion as part of a roundtable discussion on COVID-19 and response to the spread of the virus.

Among those in the discussion are Gov. Tate Reeves, State Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs and Dr. Deborah Birx, Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force.

Flaggs is scheduled to host a press conference Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. to unveil changes to the city’s COVID-19 civil emergency order and announce a citywide facemask mandate for businesses and public buildings that will begin Saturday.

You can watch the press conference live at www.facebook.com/thevicksburgpost.com.

The Post will update the story once more information is available.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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