Veteran Be Connected Covid-19 TTH
April 30, 2021 @ 10:00 AM PDT
AARP Arizona held this Access Live event to discuss the Be Connected Program and provide information about COVID-19 vaccines. Experts on the call included Wanda Wright, Director of Arizona Dept. Veterans Services, Nicola Winkel, Project Director for the Arizona Coalition for Military Families, and Dr. Leslie Lockridge, Associate Director, Patient Care Services/Nurse Executive at Phoenix VA Healthcare System. Topics of discussion included the push to vaccinate all veterans with over 65,000 veterans in AZ being vaccinated to date, opportunities for homebound Veterans to get vaccinated, and vaccine side effects. Hosts also fielded questions regarding the Be Connected Program and underlying conditions.