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Community COVID Conversation: Race, COVID-19 & Inequality

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us to discuss COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on Latinx and Black communities and to learn the science behind the COVID-19 vaccines. We will discuss updates on the virus, the need for fairness in vaccine distribution, and frequently asked questions.

This session will be led by Dr. Dana Vais, the Medical Director of Infectious Disease Services at AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Chicago.

Following the presentation, we will have a Q&A with our public health experts about the COVID-19 vaccine.

This program is hosted by AMITA Health, Chicago Public Library, and West Side United.

***All participants will get a free book on the topic***

How to Attend
This event takes place on Zoom. Register here at least 24 hours before the event. Only one registration per household is needed. You’ll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the Library Use Guidelines.

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Need captioning for this event? Please call (312) 747-4015. Requests must be made at least 14 business days before the event.