By ALI RAZA, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
East Toronto residents concerned about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout are invited to attend an online panel discussion hosted by Michael Garron Hospital this week.
Panelists include infectious disease specialist Dr. Janine McCready, who will speak on her work with the school system on prevention and testing; medical director of critical care Dr. Michael Warner will speak on the importance of vaccinations; and emergency physician Dr. Adil Shamji who will discuss the hospital’s vaccine rollout strategy.
Michael Garron Hospital president and CEO Sarah Downey will also join the discussion.
As the Province of Ontario enters Phase 2 of its vaccine rollout, the panelists aim to answer questions from residents submitted in advance or during the event.
The virtual discussion takes place on Thursday, April 8 at 7 p.m.
The event is free and open to all to take part in.
Residents wishing to participate are required to register at https://bit.ly/2PDTbbl
Questions can be submitted during registration or asked during the event.
To learn more about the panelists, please visit www.mghf.ca/east-toronto-vaccine-rollout
Ali Raza is a Local Journalism Initiative Reporter for Beach Metro News. His reporting is funded by the Government of Canada through its Local Journalism Initiative.