Preparing For a Safe Summer: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Among Parents in the U.S.June 15, 2023
In response to recent CDC data showing a decline in routine childhood immunizations in young children, The COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project (CVEEP) partnered with Dr. Katelyn Jetelina of Your Local Epidemiologist on an online event series aimed at parents to build vaccine confidence and overcome hesitancy issues. A Facebook Live addressing misinformation and vaccine questions for parents that are considering sending their children to summer camp took place on June 15th at 12 pm ET.
Featured speakers included:
- Dr. Laura Blaisdell, Principal Consultant at Blaisdell Consulting; President, Maine American Academy of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Camp Winnebago
- Dr. Tracey Gaslin, Chief Executive Officer, Alliance for Camp Health
Dr. Katelyn Jetelina of Your Local Epidemiologist moderated the discussion. Watch the discussion here: