An Upcoming Webinar will Discuss the Way Out of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Prevention Action Alliance, with support from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), is hosting a webinar on COVID-19 vaccines May 19, at 1:30 pm.
GEERS Rise and Thrive: COVID-19 Vaccines – The Way Out of the Pandemic will be presented by Dr. Thomas File, who is the Chair of the Infectious Disease Division and Co-Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Summa Health in Akron. He is also professor of Internal Medicine, master teacher, and chair of the Infectious Disease Section at Northeast Ohio Medical University.
During the session, Dr. File will give a general review of the pandemic and highlight clinical studies and the importance of vaccines to combat the pandemic. He will also discuss the characteristics of vaccines, including safety and efficacy, side effects and need for access.