Vaccine Booster Conversation with Dr. Carmona
September 29, 2022 @ 3:05 PM PDT
AARP AZ hosted this Access Live event to discuss the Omicron BA.5 vaccine booster shots for Fall/Winter. The event featured Dr. Richard Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States, and advisor to the Arizona Department of Health Services; Dr. Karen Lewis, Medical Director of the Arizona Immunization Program Office of AZDHS; and Carla Berg, Deputy Director for Public Health Services at the Arizona Department of Health Services. They provided the latest information about the virus and the Omicron BA.5 vaccine booster. Participants asked questions regarding what is being done to protect seniors in nursing homes, if vaccinations should be mandatory in schools, and if the new COVID vaccine is compatible with Moderna.