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County of Orange to host second Virtual Listening Session focused on COVID-19 health inequities

On February 26, 2021, the County of Orange and Orange County (OC) Human Relations Commission are inviting the public to participate in Health Equity Issues & the Community Experience, the second virtual listening session of a COVID-19 discrimination-based series. This event follows Understanding Our Implicit Biases & Community Experiences, the first virtual listening session of the series held in October 2020.

This Webinar via Zoom forum is open to all members of the public on Friday, February 26, 2021, from 5 p.m to 6:30 p.m.

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the magnitude of health inequities in the United States. This forum will focus on a discussion around the impact of the pandemic in communities of color in Orange County, the County’s efforts and response to COVID-19, and plans for vaccine distribution and availability in 2021.

The featured speakers are Clayton Chau, M.D., Ph.D., Director, OC Health Care Agency & County Health Officer, and Mary Anne Foo, MPH, Executive Director, OC Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance.

Register for free by February 19, 2021, at https://forms.gle/Tu2pMaBKqtcGXpuq9

For more information, Contact OC Human Relations Commission staff, Norma Lopez, at 714-480-6594 or [email protected].

This article was released by OC Community Resources.