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Posted on: November 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Virtual Town Halls on the Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine

Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Immunization Coalition have partnered with members of the community to hold a series of virtual town halls on the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine. Attendees will be able to get the latest updates on COVID-19 vaccines for 5-11 year-olds and answer their questions and concerns.

WHO: Community and health leaders from the region, see full list of speakers below.
WHERE: Virtual via Zoom, pre-registration is required.
WHEN: Four virtual town halls are planned for the following times:

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11: A Virtual Roundtable for Asian Parents
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 7 p.m.

  • Dr. Francis Jeyaraj, Pediatrician, Montgomery County Board of Health
  • Dr. Shan He, VP, Head of Cell Therapy, Vitalgen BioPharma
  • Dr. Alex Benjamin, Chief, Infection Control, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Moderated by Valerie A. Arkoosh, MD, MPH, Chair, Montgomery County Board of Commissioners

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11: A Virtual Roundtable for Black Parents
Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 7 p.m.

  • Moderated by Angie Hinton, President, N.A.A.C.P. Norristown
  • Dr. Tosha Lee, Associate Medical Director, Norristown Regional Health Center
  • Sophia Collins, MSN, Clinical Nurse Project Manager, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Valerie A. Arkoosh, MD, MPH, Chair, Montgomery County Board of Commissioners

Vacunas para Niños COVID-19 en Edades De 5 a 11 años Una Mesa Virtual Para Padres Latinos (En Español)
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Welcome by Valerie A. Arkoosh, MD, MPH, Chair, Montgomery County Board of Commissioners
  • Dr. Federico Andino, Family Medicine, Einstein Montgomery
  • Dr. Sadia Benzaquen, Chair, Pulmonary Medicine, Einstein Healthcare Network
  • Moderated by Nelly Jimenez, Executive Director & CEO, ACLAMO

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11: A Virtual Roundtable for Parents
Thursday, November 17, 2021 at 7 p.m.

  • Dr. Richard Lorraine, Medical Director, Montgomery County Office of Public Health
  • Dr. Angela Nicholas, Chief Medical Officer, Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
  • Dr. Steven Shapiro, Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson Abington Hospital

PUBLIC FEED: These events will be live-streamed on the Montgomery County, PA Facebook page and uploaded to the Montgomery County YouTube page following the event.

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