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Mayor Bowser to Host Fourth of July Public Safety Briefing

Sunday, July 1, 2018

(Washington, DC) On Monday, July 2, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will provide updates on the District’s preparations ahead of the Fourth of July holiday. The briefing will include information on keeping residents and visitors safe, mitigating traffic surrounding road closures, implementing effective citywide communication for emergency and non-emergency city services, and management of large groups touring the city or participating in celebratory activities, including parades. Mayor Bowser and public safety officials will also highlight firework safety and tips to avoid heat exhaustion.


Monday, July 2, at 11 am


Mayor Muriel Bowser
Rashad Young, City Administrator
Peter Newsham, Chief, DC Police
Gregory Dean, Chief, DC Fire and EMS
Christopher Rodriguez, Director, DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
Karima Holmes, Director, Office of Unified Communications


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church - Parking Lot
1600 Morris Road, SE
*Closest Metro: Anacostia Metro Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).