District 1 Telephone Town Hall - May 18

Commissioner Gigi Simmons is hosting a telephone town hall Monday, May 18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the COVID-19 pandemic in communities that have socioeconomic disparities, including access to health care, and the pre-existing conditions that are tied to the COVID-19 crisis.

Virginia Grant, executive director of Gainesville Black Professionals, will serve as moderator and will be joined by Gainesville's District 1 Commissioner Gigi Simmons, City of Orlando Commissioner Bakari F. Burns, CEO of Orange Blossom Family Health, Rep. Shevrin Jones - Florida House of Representatives District 101 and Adrian Tyndall, M.D., interim dean at the UF College of Medicine, and professor and chair of emergency medicine.

To help us best meet the needs of our neighbors please submit your question and/or comment in advance. This will allow more time for our speakers to address questions during the call.
To submit a question or comment, please visit

Pre-register your telephone numbers to ensure you will receive a phone call at Registration link: Please note, registration closes two hours before the town hall.

To call in in English, call 888-410-3427. To call in in Spanish, call 844-881-1317.