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AARP Coronavirus Tele-Town Halls: January 14 Q&A Event

Expert answers on COVID-19 prevention and care

Coronavirus Tele-Town Halls

Listen to replays of the live events here.


7 p.m. ET – Prevention, Vaccines & the Black Community

This live Q&A event focused on how the pandemic is disproportionately affecting people of color, particularly the Black community. It also addressed the latest information on vaccine trials, development and distribution, and provided guidance on how to stay safe and protected.

The experts:

Leon McDougle, M.D.
National Medical Association

David M. Carlisle, M.D. Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science


1 p.m. ET – Vaccines, Staying Safe & Coping

This live Q&A event provided the latest information on vaccine trials, FDA approvals, development and distribution. It also addressed how to protect yourself, access testing, safely care for loved ones and maintain social connections. Watch a replay of the live event below. 

The experts:

Nancy Messonnier, M.D.
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Donna Benton, Ph.D.
Director of the Family Caregiver Support Center,
University of Southern California

Nancy LeaMond
Special Guest,
Executive Vice President,
Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer, AARP


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Replay previous AARP Coronavirus Tele-Town Halls

  • January 7 - Coronavirus: Vaccines, Stimulus & Staying Safe
  • Dec 3 - Coronavirus: Staying Safe & Coping This Winter
  • Nov 19 - Coronavirus: Vaccines, Staying and A Caregiver's Thanksgiving
  • Nov 12 - Coronavirus: Coping and Maintaining Your Well-Being
  • Oct 1 - Coronavirus: Vaccines & Coping During the Pandemic
  • Sept 17 - Coronavirus: Prevention, Treatments, Vaccines & Avoiding Scams
  • Sept 3 - Coronavirus: Your Finances, Health & Family (6 months in)
  • Aug 20 - Your Health and Staying Protected
  • Aug 6 - Coronavirus: Answering Your Most Frequent Questions
  • July 23 - Coronavirus: Navigating the New Normal
  • July 16 - The Health and Financial Security of Latinos
  • July 9 - Coronavirus: Your Most Frequently Asked Questions
  • June 18 and 20 - Strengthening Relationships Over Time and  LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Protections
  • June 11 – Coronavirus: Personal Resilience in the New Normal