Watch live: Biden addresses nation amid omicron surge

President Biden will address the nation on Tuesday after he and Vice President Harris meet with the White House COVID-19 response team and public health officials. 

He is expected to emphasize the importance of wearing masks, getting vaccinated and getting boosters as the omicron variant continues to cause a nationwide surge in COVID-19 infections.

The event is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET. 

Watch the live video above.