Fears, Hesitation and Access: What the Black Community Needs to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

RWJBarnabas Health’s Southern facilities recently hosted a webinar featuring a panel of experts that discussed the fears and hesitations within the Black community surrounding the COVID19​ vaccine​, addressing specific concerns with science-based information. Hosted by Keith Byrd, Director, Health Information Management, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset & Co-Chair, RWJUH Somerset Black Professionals Network.

The panel featured Dr. Patricia Whitley Williams, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital; Dr. Meika Neblett, Chief Medical Officer, Emergency Medicine, Community Medical Center; Dr. Howard Hardy, Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, RWJUH Hamilton; Dr. Tanisha Taylor, Internal Medicine, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus; Dr. Arnold Williams, psychiatrist, Chair of the medical staff, RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Center; and Dr. Keiron Greaves, Anesthesiology / Pain Management, Monmouth Medical Center.

Audience Q & A

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