Councilor Lederman Hosts Committee Meeting on COVID-19 Delta Variant


On Tuesday, August 3 Springfield City Councilor Jesse Lederman, Chairman of the City Council's COVID-19 Response Committee, held a Virtual Committee Meeting featuring testimony from Dr. Esteban DelPilar-Morales, Infectious Disease Specialist at Baystate Medical Center.


Watch the full meeting here to get the facts on the delta variant and what Springfield residents can do to stay safe.


“I am thankful to Baystate Medical Center and Dr. DelPilar-Morales for his willingness to join us this afternoon. We know that the delta variant is more contagious and more dangerous than COVID-19’s previous iteration, especially for unvaccinated individuals. We want to ensure that Springfield residents understand what they need to do to keep their friends, family, and neighbors safe and why this is necessary,” said City Councilor Jesse Lederman, Chairman of the COVID-19 Response Committee, “We still know that the best way to protect yourself and your family is to get vaccinated, and I encourage all our neighbors to do so as soon as possible.”

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