This Week’s COVID313 Town Hall Features:

Are you hoping to travel during the upcoming holiday season, but not sure what holiday safety precautions to take to keep you and your family safe? Plus, what is the real recounting of Thanksgiving history?

This week on Detroit Public Television’s COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall, Tanaya Hackney, a registered nurse with the Detroit Health Department, talks about the current surge in COVID-19 cases across Michigan, and the expectations for COVID cases over the holidays as families gather. Plus, Hackney shares the latest holiday safety precautions and vaccine booster updates.

Then, the COVID313 Town Hall shares the true history of Thanksgiving and honors the contributions indigenous Americans gave to the tradition we celebrate today. Plus, Denise Smith, the director of the Office of Implementation at Hope Starts Here, joins the live stream to give an update on early childhood education.

Town Hall Participants: 

  • Tanaya Hackney, Registered Nurse, Detroit Health Department
  • Denise Smith, Director, Office of Implementation, Hope Starts Here


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