COVID-19 Vaccine Myths And Facts

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Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls begin February 22

Whether you hear myths on social media, at work, or from friends or family, there is a lot of dangerous misinformation out there about COVID-19 vaccines. The truth is that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and rigorously tested. Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls are designed to help you sift through the myths and learn where you can find reliable, trustworthy information about COVID-19 vaccines.

You’ve got a questions, and the upcoming Town Halls will give you answers. Hear from medical experts, community leaders, and public health professionals. Watch livestreams at the following dates and times:

  • Monday, Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m. – African American Ohioans
  • Tuesday, Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m. – Hispanic/Latino Ohioans
  • Monday, March 1, 6:30 p.m. – Asian American and Pacific Islander Ohioans
  • Tuesday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. – Rural Ohioans

How to watch
Watch live or on-demand after the event:

Watch later on TV
Watch later on the Ohio Channel. Find your local channel by checking with your PBS station or television provider.
Dates and times you can watch:

  • Saturday, Feb. 27, 6 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for African Americans
  • Saturday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Hispanic/Latino Americans
  • Sunday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for African Americans
  • Sunday, Feb. 28, 3 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Hispanic/Latino Americans
  • Saturday, March 6, 6 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Asian American and Pacific Islander
    Ohioans
  • Saturday, March 6, 7 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Rural Ohioans
  • Sunday, March 7, 2 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Asian American and Pacific Islander Ohioans
  • Sunday, March 7, 3 p.m. – Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Rural Ohioans

Learn more at the Ohio Department of Health website,