Q&A on End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency



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Highlight Clips

Dr. Laurie Forlano discussed the impact lifting the emergency order will have on Virginia.
Dr. Forlano discussed alternatives for the COVID-19 booster vaccine.
Dr. Forlano discussed the newly announced recommendations regarding COVID.


AARP Virginia hosted this Access Live event so Virginians could ask questions of Dr. Laurie Forlano, Acting State Epidemiologist at the Virginia Department of Health. Topics of discussion included if a booster shot is needed for international travel, long term side effects of COVID, and COVID scams. Dr. Forlano shared details on the impact of lifting the public health emergency on COVID in May, and took questions on vaccines, testing and treatments.