PERRYSBURG, Ohio — Tonight, northwest Ohio healthcare providers from several organizations will be part of a live discussion to educate the public and discuss the COVID-19 vaccination progress.
The free event begins at 7:30 p.m. on June 14.
WTOL 11 anchor Jeff Smith will serve as a moderator for the discussion, with several local healthcare professionals and providers taking part.
Viewers can ask questions by texting VACCINE to 419-419-0707 which will be answered by the speakers.
The event will focus on providing factual information to the public about concerns over the vaccine and vaccination process.
Speakers will include:
Ben Robison, Wood County Health Commissioner
Tami Good, respiratory therapist at Bay Park Hospital
Jess Heuer, ICU nurse at St. Charles Hospital
Dan Cadigan, M.D. - Medical Director at Toledo-Lucas County Health Department
Cheryl Jeffers, APRN, AGACNP - Pulmonary and Critical Care at The Toledo Clinic
Larry Monger Jr., M.D. - Internal Medicine at Independence Health
Anthony J. Armstrong, M.D. - Mercy OB/GYN and Immediate Past President Ohio State Medical Association
Dr. Karl Fernandes of the Toledo Clinic will be joining Jeff Smith as a moderator.
The discussion is hosted by the VProject and Toledo-Lucas County Health Department.