February 17, 2021

Virtual Town Hall for Asian American Community on COVID-19 Vaccine to be Held on Tuesday, Feb. 23

The Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships and the Asian American Health Initiative of the County’s Department of Health and Human Services will host a virtual town hall meeting for the Asian American community on the importance of getting COVID-19 vaccines. The meeting, via Zoom, will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

The town hall meeting will be joined by County Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz; Raymond Crowel, director of the County's Department of Health and Human Services; community physicians Mahesh Ochaney and Mo-Ping Chow; and Jasmine Vinh, acting program manager for the Asian American Health Initiative. The town hall meeting will be moderated by Hina Mehta, the steering committee vice chair of the Asian American Health Initiative.

The community conversation will provide the latest information on the vaccine rollout plan for County residents. It will provide details on the order currently being implemented regarding priority groups for vaccinations. The meeting also will provide Asian American residents with a forum to have their questions answered directly by public health representatives and community physicians.

The town hall meeting will be conducted in English.

To register in advance to join the seminar via Zoom, go to https://bit.ly/2LOw2kA.

After registering, residents will receive an email a couple days before the event containing information about how to join the meeting.

If you have any questions regarding the event, contact Yi Shen, Asian liaison for Montgomery County, at Yi.Shen@montgomerycountymd.gov.