Candidates Alex Sabol and Dr. Woody Myers talk COVID-19

Dr. Woody Myers is the Democratic candidate for the governor. Dr. Myers is a former Indiana Health Commissioner and worked under Governors Orr and Bayh.

Posted: May 6, 2020 11:58 AM
Updated: May 6, 2020 12:04 PM

GREATER LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Indiana House of Representatives District 25 Democratic candidate Alex Sabol is hosting Governor Eric Holcomb's challenger on Facebook live on Monday May 6th.

Dr. Woody Myers is the Democratic candidate for the governor. Dr. Myers is a former Indiana Health Commissioner and worked under Governors Orr and Bayh.

Sabol has been hosting weekly Facebook live events to promote his campaign and reach out to voters. He wanted to bring on an expert to discuss the coronavirus pandemic in Indiana.

They will be discussing and answering questions on the coronavirus pandemic in Indiana and what they would do as elected officials. They will be taking questions from those who are tuned in.

Sabol said healthcare is a priority for both of them heading into the November elections.

"We are both campaigning, our number one priority is health care and having everybody in this state taken care of when it comes to health care, especially in a pandemic," he said.

Numbers have been on the rise in the District 25 counties: Tippecanoe, White, Carroll and parts of Cass and Clinton. Something that Sabol said concerns him.

"To see the stay at home order, while I want everyone to go back to work, I want it done safely," he said.

The event is happening at 7 p.m. tonight. Click here to access Sabol's campaign Facebook page for the event.

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