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Bowser Administration Public Safety Officials to Host Fourth of July Preparedness Briefing

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, July 1 at 12 pm, City Administrator Kevin Donahue will be joined by public safety officials to provide updates on the District’s preparations ahead of the Fourth of July holiday. Preparations will include keeping residents and visitors safe, mitigating traffic surrounding road closures, and implementing public safety support for events and emergencies during the holiday. Administration officials will also highlight fireworks safety and tips to avoid heat exhaustion.

Thursday, July 1, at 12 pm.

Kevin Donahue, City Administrator
Chris Geldart, Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice
Robert Contee, Chief, Metropolitan Police Department
John Donnelly, Chief, DC Fire and EMS
Carrie Speranza, Deputy Director, DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
Mike Litterst, Public Affairs Specialist, National Parks Service

Eastern Market North Hall
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
*Closest Metro: Eastern Market 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).