Finding Hope: A Town Hall on Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccine
Thursday, March 18th, at 7:00pm
This will be an online webinar event

The impact of COVID-19 has devastated our lives and way of functioning day-to-day. As the United States reached the 500,000 count of individuals who have died from COVID-19, many are seeking information about the vaccinations that are being made to the public. Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School (CRCDS) is hosting a discussion about the COVID-19 vaccine in order to offer hope and clarity. This informational town hall style meeting will help inform our community about the harsh effects of this pandemic on our lives and address questions and concerns about the vaccine.

Our panelists will consist of:

  • Rev. Melanie A. Duguid-May, PhD, Professor of Theology at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Moderator
  • Marielena Vélez de Brown, MD, MPH, Deputy Commissioner of Public Health at the Monroe County Department of Public Health
  • Rev. Derrill Blue, Senior Pastor, Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, Rochester NY
  • Jessica Shand, MD, MHS, Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, CRCDS ’19

Please submit your questions ahead of time here.

Register here for this event. Note: This event will be livestreamed on Facebook Live

It is important to note: Please do not submit questions about your personal health conditions and how those issues may affect whether you can get the vaccine. It is important to talk to your doctor about your personal health conditions before deciding whether or not you should get the vaccine.

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