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Rep. McNerney to Host a Conversation on COVID-19 and Health Disparities in the Black Community

Feb 24, 2021
Press Release

Washington, DC – As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout moves forward, it is important that we continue to reach out to our diverse communities and make sure everyone has the information and access to protect themselves and their families. Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) will hold a conversation on Friday, February 26th from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM to discuss COVID-19 and health disparities in the Black community and how we as a community at large can engage and support one another in the fight against this pandemic. The Congressman will be joined by special guests Dr. Bennet Omalu, Dr. Kim Rhoads, Dr. Otashe Golden, and Stockton Branch NAACP President Bobby Bivens.

What:  Rep. Jerry McNerney Hosts Conversation on COVID-19 and Health Disparities in the Black Community

When: Friday, February 26th

             4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT

Speakers:  Dr. Bennet Omalu, Clinical Professor of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis

                   Dr. Kim Rhoads, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCSF School of Medicine

                   Dr. Otashe Golden, Otashe Golden, MD, Inc.

                   Bobby Bivens, President, Stockton Branch NAACP

To join online: 

Passcode: 875675

To join by phone:

(669) 900-6833 

Webinar ID: 881 7693 7313

Passcode: 875675

Participants can join via phone or by using the webinar link above. If you would like to submit a question in advance of the event or share your story, please submit it here.

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Rep. Jerry McNerney proudly serves the constituents of California’s 9th Congressional District that includes portions of San Joaquin, Contra Costa, and Sacramento Counties. For more information on Rep. McNerney’s work, follow him on Facebook and on Twitter @RepMcNerney.