COVID-19 Vaccine – What You Need to Know, Session 1

Today we partnered with Special Olympics Kentucky for a very informative COVID-19 Vaccine webinar with Dr. Chandan and Dr. Harris. They answered many of the questions that our families have been asking.


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Topics Covered:

  • Who is most at risk for getting sick from COVID?
  • What is a vaccine?
  • Why do people get vaccines?
  • Myths vs. Facts
  • How does the COVID vaccine work (including possible side effects)
  • Where can I find information and updates about when I can get a COVID  vaccine?

Meet the Presenters:

Dr. Priya Chandan, MD, PhD, MPH 
  • Assistant Professor, UofL SOM Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; UofL Health Physicians Restorative Neuroscience
  • Global Clinical Adviser, Special Olympics MedFest
  • Project Director, National Curriculum Initiative in Developmental Medicine Commonwealth Scholar, Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky
  • Special Olympics Kentucky Board Member 
Dr. Corrie Harris, MD, MSc 
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine; University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Associate Medical Director, The Home of the Innocents Pediatric Convalescent Center
  • Special Olympics Kentucky Board Member


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