Town Hall Session 2: COVID-19: Virus, Vaccine, and the Value of Herd Immunity
April 28, 2021
During this presentation the Indiana Department of Health’s Long-term Care Medical Director explains COVID-19, its short and long-term complications on the body, and how the virus has impacted the US and state.
Dr. Vuppalanchi provides an overview of each of the vaccines and vaccination rates according to demographics, efficacy and safety during development and post authorization.
- Educate about SARS –CoV2, COVID-19 manifestations, prevention, and treatment
- Evaluate vaccine mechanisms, development, safety and monitoring processes
- Encourage vaccination through increased understanding of risks and benefits
- Empower others to contribute to conversations that improve health of staff, residents, and the community by sharing of best practices
Indiana Department of Health’s Long-term Care Medical Director