The Indianapolis Recorder and New America Indianapolis will host a virtual town hall at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 23 to discuss the latest information on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected African Americans.
The town hall, which will stream on the Recorder’s Facebook page, will include local and state leaders in health care.
• Paul Babcock, CEO of Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County
• Dr. Virginia Caine, director of the Marion County Public Health Department
• Carl Ellison, president and CEO of Indiana Minority Health Coalition
• Dr. Curtis Wright, president and CEO of Eskenazi Medical Group
• Dr. Eric A. Yancy, pediatrician at Riley Children’s Health
The discussion will include updates about the pandemic and address myths about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Oseye Boyd, editor of the Recorder, and Molly Martin, director of New America Indianapolis, will moderate the discussion.
“Throughout our 125-year history, it has been the Recorder’s mission to be the eyes, ears, and mouth for African Americans in Indianapolis,” Recorder President Robert Shegog said. “During this unprecedented time, we are committed to making sure our residents are armed with the most reliable, up-to-date information.”
Register for this important discussion here.