WFDD presented its fourth Virtual Community Conversation on Monday, February 8th, at 3pm. This installment of the virtual event series covered the topic of COVID-19 vaccines, and addressed issues such as the safety of the vaccine, as well as its distribution and rollout. WFDD Assistant News Director Bethany Chafin spoke with a diverse group of panelists from the state, county, and local level: Dr. Mandy Cohen, Dr. Michelle Laws, Dr. Iulia Vann, and Dr. Christopher Ohl.

Chafin led a robust coversation over the course of an hour, that took into account questions submitted by community members, and covered a lot of ground in regards to vaccine effectiveness, the various vaccines that are available or on the horizon, what life after vaccine looks like, and much more.

This event was presented with live Spanish language interpretation. English and Spanish versions of the recorded video are available on the WFDD YouTube channel and embedded below.

Chafin spoke with these panelists:

  • Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Dr. Michelle Laws, NCDHHS Historically Marginalized Populations COVID Response Team Lead 
  • Dr. Iulia Vann, Guilford County Public Health Director 
  • Dr. Christopher Ohl, Wake Forest Baptist Health Infectious Disease Expert


Recording in English:

Recording in Spanish:

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