WATCH: Raucous Board of Supervisors Meeting on COVID Misinformation

About 250 San Diegans joined the meeting to tell supervisors what they thought of hte declaration, many of them opposed to the supervisors taking a position on the free exchange of information.

The board ultimately voted along party lines, 3-2, to approve declaring Covid misinformation to be a public health crisis. Supervisors Jim Desmond and Joel Anderson in opposition, with Anderson saying, the declaration was well-intentioned, but misguided.

There are nop penalties associated with the declaration, which Board Chair Nathan Fletcher believes is the only one of its kind in the nation.

Louisiana Leads U.S. In New COVID-19 Cases As Hospitalizations Soar

Photo: Getty Images North America

Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content