Watch CBC British Columbia's town hall about COVID-19 vaccines
'Our Shot: Vaccinating B.C.' is available now on YouTube
On March 10, CBC Vancouver's Stephen Quinn and Anita Bathe hosted Our Shot: Vaccinating B.C.: a free, online public town hall about the COVID-19 vaccine and what you need to know before receiving immunization.
Health professionals and authorities, including Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, answered audience questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and its rollout across the province.
Watch Our Shot: Vaccinating B.C. on YouTube:
- Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer, B.C.
- Honourable, Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, B.C.
- Dr. Shannon McDonald, Acting Chief Medical Officer, First Nations Health Authority
- Dr. Victoria Lee, CEO, Fraser Health Authority
- Mahesh Nagarajan, Professor, UBC Sauder School of Business
You can also listen to the town hall on CBC Listen.
We started the conversations on March 3 before the town hall with two, free, virtual one-hour discussions about the COVID-19 vaccine and how it affects Indigenous and multicultural communities.
You can watch a replay of the sessions via the links below.
COVID-19 vaccines and Indigenous communities
CBC Vancouver's Angela Sterritt and Dr. Shannon McDonald, Acting Chief Medical Officer, First Nations Health Authority, held a discussion about the cultural and geographical considerations of COVID-19 vaccine distribution in B.C.'s Indigenous communities.
COVID-19 vaccines and multicultural communities
CBC Vancouver's Isabelle Raghem and Dr. Gina Ogilvie, Women's Health Research Institute, held a discussion about the COVID-19 vaccine and effective rollout and communication in B.C.'s multicultural communities.