California State Assemblyman Alex Lee speaks in the Assembly chambers in Sacramento, Calif., in this undated photo. Lee represents California’s 25th Assembly District, which includes the Alameda County communities of Fremont and Newark, and the Santa Clara Communities of Milpitas, San Jose, and Santa Clara. (Photo courtesy of the Assembly Democratic Office of Communications and Outreach)

State and local officials from Santa Clara and Alameda counties are holding a town hall meeting Monday to discuss the latest information related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assemblymember Alex Lee, D-San Jose, Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle, Santa Clara County Supervisor Otto Lee, and county health officials from both counties are among the expected speakers at the meeting planned for 6 p.m. Monday.

According to Lee’s office, the town hall will answer questions about the pandemic, including “safety guidelines, variants, booster shots, etc.”

People can follow the meeting Monday at

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