Congresswoman Luria to Discuss COVID-19 Response with Peninsula Health District and Riverside Health System Officials

March 17, 2020
Press Release

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – On Tuesday morning, Congresswoman Elaine Luria will meet with medical officials from the Peninsula Health District and the Riverside Health System. During her meeting, Congresswoman Luria will discuss Hampton Roads’ response to the coronavirus outbreak and learn about the challenges that frontline healthcare workers are facing. At the end of her visit, there will be media availability at 10:00 a.m.



Tuesday, March 17

9:00 a.m.: Congresswoman Elaine Luria and Delegates Mike Mullin (VA-HD-93) and Shelly Simonds (VA-HD-94) meeting with Peninsula Health District and Riverside Health System Officials.

Media availability at 10:00 a.m.

Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02), Delegate Mike Mullin (VA-HD-93), Delegate Shelly Simonds (VA-HD-94), Dr. Steve Julian (Director Peninsula Health District), Bill Downey (CEO of Riverside Health System), Dr. Mike Dacey (President and Chief Clinical Officer of Riverside Health System) will be on-site to answer questions.


Riverside Regional Medical Center

500 J Clyde Morris Blvd

Newport News, VA 23601


Press RSVP

Julia Savel,


Congresswoman Elaine Luria represents Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District. She serves on the House Armed Services Committee, where she is the Vice Chair of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, where she serves as Chair of the Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee.