May 26, 2021
Media Contact: Breanne Forbes Hubbard, population health manager, Breanne.firstname.lastname@example.org, 276-759-8297
Mount Rogers Health District Director Testifies Before Congress on COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence
(Marion, Va) – Dr. Karen Shelton, MD director of the Mount Rogers Health District and acting director of the Lenowisco and Cumberland Plateau Health Districts will testify May 26 at 11 a.m. before the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee at a hearing entitled, “A Shot at Normalcy: Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence.”
Dr. Shelton will discuss the role of local health departments in responding to the pandemic, focusing on vaccine education and access.
For more information about COVID-19 vaccination, visit www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-vaccine. For details on COVID-19 vaccination in Mount Rogers Health District, visit www.vdh.virginia.gov/mount-rogers/.
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