Melania Trump releases coronavirus PSA: 'This is not how we'll live forever'
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Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden's message on the 'omicron' variant Jill Biden unveils traditional White House holiday décor Jill Biden to reveal theme for White House's annual holiday decor Monday MORE is appearing in a new public service announcement (PSA) about the coronavirus, telling Americans that while life looks different right now, "this is not how we'll live forever."

"Today I want to speak with you about coronavirus and what it means for you and your family," the first lady says in the announcement, released Thursday.

"While changes need to be made now, this is not how we'll live forever. Our children will return to school, people will return to work, we will gather at the places of worship, concerts, and sporting events again," says Trump.


The minute-long video comes a day after the White House announced a public awareness campaign in partnership with several major media outlets aimed at educating the country about the pandemic.

In addition to Melania Trump, Surgeon General Jerome Adams, coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci are among the administration officials poised to appear in a series of PSAs explaining how Americans can prevent the spread of the virus.

The video was posted on the first lady's Twitter page at the same time as a coronavirus briefing with President TrumpDonald TrumpOmar, Muslim Democrats decry Islamophobia amid death threats On The Money — Powell pivots as inflation rises Trump cheers CNN's Cuomo suspension MORE took place at the White House.

"I urge you to stay connected to family and loved ones through the video chats, phone calls, social media and other safe technologies," Trump, 49, says into the camera, urging the public to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

"Stay safe," says Trump. "And remember, while many of us are apart, we are all in this together."