Vaccinate Virginia: A virtual town hall answering your COVID-19 vaccine questions

COVID-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed across the state. You may be wondering, “When will I be able to vaccinate myself and my family?”

The Virginia Department of Health and medical experts from across the state participated in a virtual town hall on Wednesday, Feb. 10 hosted by 8News anchor Juan Conde. It was carried live on WAVY News 10 and WAVY.com from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m., followed by an extended online discussion until 8:30 p.m.

The full town hall can be watched at the top of this story.

The panelists provided answers to and direction on Virginia’s COVID-19 vaccine, distribution, myths and misinformation, registration response, guidance on health care, financial, educational and outreach resources.

FOLLOW THE CONVERSATION

See the questions people are asking and follow the conversation on social media. Search for #VaccinateVirginia on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

MEET THE MEDICAL EXPERTS


Dr. Norman Oliver
Virginia State Health Commissioner

Dr. Danny Avula
Virginia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Coordinator

Dr. Laurie Archbald-Pannone
Geriatrics and Palliative Care UVA Health

Professor Cynthia Morrow
Director of the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts

Dr. Cheryl Ivey Green
Vice Chair, Virginia African American Advisory Board

Dr. Robert Winn
Director of VCU Massey Cancer Center

Dr. Cameron Webb
Senior Policy Advisor for COVID-19 Equity serving the Biden Administration

Dr. Cecilia Barbosa
Chair of the Health Committee for the Virginia Latino Advisory Board

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