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Get the Facts: COVID-19 Vaccine Basics for Everyone

April 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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American Indian/Alaska Natives have died or been hospitalized due to COVID-19 at a higher rate than Hispanic, Black, Asian, and white populations, according to CDC data. The COVID-19 vaccines are one tool to help protect yourself and your community.

Many people still have questions or concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines. This free event will help answer your questions and empower you to make an informed decision about the COVID-19 vaccines.

This event will:

  • share information about the COVID-19 vaccines
  • explain why these vaccines are important
  • answer questions from the community.



Mary J. Owen, MD, (Tlingit) will present. Dr. Owen holds the following positions:

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    • Director of the Center of American Indian and Minority Health
    • Assistant Professor of the Department of Family Medicine and Biobehavioral Health
  • Association of American Indian Physicians
    • President