This Week’s COVID313 Town Hall Features:

Did you know that people who are vaccinated, boosted and wearing a protective face mask are still catching the Omicron variant and getting sick? Plus, what kind of facial covering provides the best protection for you and your loved ones?

This week on Detroit Public Television’s COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall, Dr. Oveta Fuller, Virologist at the University of Michigan Medicine, Dr. Dennis Cunningham, Henry Ford Health System pediatrician, and Detroit Health Department Registered Nurse Tanaya Hackney share new information the virality of the COVID-19 Omicron variant and what type of face masks will help keep you and your family protected.

Plus, Detroit Public Schools Community District Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti joins the COVID313 town hall to provide an update on virtual learning, and when students may return back to the district for in-person learning.

Town Hall Participants: 

  • Dr. Oveta Fuller, Virologist, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Dr. Dennis Cunningham, Pediatrician, Henry Ford Health System
  • Tanaya Hackney, Registered Nurse, Detroit Health Department
  • Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent, Detroit Public Schools Community District


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