Naitonal Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Online Town Hall: African Americans and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Online Town Hall Event: Making It Plain…African Americans and the COVID-19 Vaccine 

Join Dr. Gary H. Gibbons, director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), along with leading African American researchers and physicians for a two-part forum to provide the African American community with the facts and expert perspectives regarding the decisions associated with participating in COVID-19 vaccine studies and acceptance of proven safe and efficacious vaccines when available.

Date: September 16 and 17, 2020

Time: 6—7 p.m. CST

Location: Streamed live here

This event is sponsored by The Black Coalition Against COVID, a D.C. community-based grass roots initiative, with support from Howard University and HU WHUR Radio 96.3, Morehouse School of Medicine, the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Meharry Medical College, the National Medical Association (NMA), the W. Montague Cobb/ NMA Health Institute and the National Urban League.

NHLBI and NIMHD are collaborating on this event through the NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities.