COVID-19 vaccine town halls begin Feb. 22


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Whether you hear myths on social media, at work, or from friends or family, there is a lot of dangerous misinformation out there about COVID-19 vaccines, according to Fayette County Public Health (FCPH).

The truth is that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and rigorously tested, said a statement from FCPH. Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls are designed to help you sift through the myths and learn where you can find reliable, trustworthy information about COVID-19 vaccines.

You’ve got questions, and the upcoming town halls will give you answers. Hear from medical experts, community leaders, and public health professionals.

Watch livestreams at the following dates and times:

• Monday, Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m. – African American Ohioans

• Tuesday, Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m. – Hispanic/Latino Ohioans

• Monday, March 1, 6:30 p.m. – Asian American and Pacific Islander Ohioans

• Tuesday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. – Rural Ohioans

How to watch: Watch live or on-demand after the event:

• Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/OHdeptofhealth/

• YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/c/OhioDepartmentofHealth1

• Online – https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/townhall

Watch later on TV: Watch later on the Ohio Channel.

Find your local channel by checking with your PBS station or television provider.

Dates and times you can watch:

• Saturday, Feb. 27, 6 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for African Americans

• Saturday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Hispanic/Latino Americans

• Sunday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for African Americans

• Sunday, Feb. 28, 3 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Hispanic/Latino Americans

• Saturday, March 6, 6 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Asian American and Pacific Islander Ohioans

• Saturday, March 6, 7 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Rural Ohioans

• Sunday, March 7, 2 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Asian American and Pacific Islander Ohioans

• Sunday, March 7, 3 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Rural Ohioans

Learn more at coronavirus.ohio.gov/townhall.

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