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Watch live: Walz, first responders address Minnesotans

Some departments have been forced to shift staffing or suspend service due to COVID-19.
Governor Tim Walz

First responders are joining Gov. Tim Walz at a news conference to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on public safety agencies and their ability to respond to emergencies. 

According to a news release, Walz, Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington, Eagan police Chief Roger New, paramedic Ross Chavez and Plato firefighter Jay Wood will speak.

The news conference is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. You can watch it live below. 

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