Essentia Health answer COVID-19 vaccine questions with webinar

Essentia Health answer COVID-19 vaccine questions with webinar

January 25, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/25/21)

(Duluth, MN) — Essentia Health, serving communities of Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin, took time to answer many questions from the public on the current status of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and Moderna with a Q&A Webinar.

Of the handful of medical experts that spoke, Essentia Chief Medical Officer Dr. Peter Henry noted that numbers are improving but there is still work to be done.

Dr. Henry also spoke about the historical significance of the vaccines that have turned the tide on pandemics and epidemics.

Infectious disease physician Dr. Amanda Noska spoke about recent developments of COVID-19 variants.

Pharmacist and Senior Operation Manager – Medication Use Management Roseanne Hines talked about how Essentia has been vaccinating throughout their markets.

Hines also noted the establishment of vaccination sites in Minnesota.

Dr. Richard Vetter, Chief Medical Officer for Essentia’s West Market presented information to those concerned with the vaccine’s quick release and placement of vaccinations phases.

A recording of the full Q&A webinar with Essentia’s medical professionals can be heard here: