Monday, 01 March 2021 16:29

UNCP to host virtual town hall about COVID-19 vaccine

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke, in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, is hosting a virtual town hall open to all faculty, staff, students, alumni and any community members who want to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine — including safety and how to access it.  


Charlene Wong, MD, MSHP, will join Crystal Moore, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, WHNP to present more information about the science and safety along with how vaccines are being distributed, including locally.  

Dr. Wong is the chief health policy officer for COVID-19 at NCDHHS and a pediatrician at Duke. She is also the executive director of North Carolina Integrated Care for Kids, an innovative model serving Medicaid-insured children in central North Carolina.  

Dr. Moore is the director of Student Health Services at UNC Pembroke and has been heavily involved at the local level in the COVID-19 response.  

The UNCP-hosted virtual event will take place on Thursday, March 4, at 5 p.m. Space is limited. The session will be recorded and made available to anyone unable to attend through the UNCP website.  

The link to join and call-in information are available at uncp.edu/virtualvaccine.  

Questions can be asked live during the event or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in advance.