AARP Alabama Town Hall on the Coronavirus

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AARP Alabama held this Access Live event to discuss how participants can stay informed and stay healthy amidst the COVID outbreak. The event featured medical experts from the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama Department of Senior Services, and AARP Fraud Prevention, including Dr. Scott Harris (State Health Officer of the Alabama Department of Public Health)  and Commissioner Jean Brown from the Department of Senior Services. The experts discussed the importance of social distancing and practicing good hygiene in protecting selves and preventing the spread of the virus to others. Participants had concerns such as how the virus can be transferred, testing availability, protection from scams, the safety of getting groceries and prescriptions, and the safety of engaging in outdoor activities.