Community members can get an update on the City of Evanston’s COVID-19 response and the latest progress on vaccinations during a “Coronavirus Q&A” at noon on May 6.
Mayor Stephen Hagerty will host the live question and answer session, which will include members of the City’s Health & Human Services Department; Peter Gaan, Evanston Medical Reserve Corp member; and Elizabeth Hicks, Community Emergency Response Team member.
The session will be broadcast on City Channel 16 and streamed on the City’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. A recording of the discussion will be available following the event. Residents are encouraged to submit questions in advance or during the event using the City’s online question form or by commenting on the Facebook Live broadcast.
This session is the latest in the City’s “Coronavirus Q&A” series, which provides residents with information and resources related to the coronavirus pandemic. View video playlist.
Peter Gann, M.D., Sc.D. is a professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois – Chicago and has been an Evanston resident since 1992. His Sc.D. (i.e., Ph.D.) is in epidemiology and throughout his career he has worked in public health at the state and national level and is currently conducting research and teaching in the area of cancer prevention.
Elizabeth P. Hicks, Ph.D., is a research scientist who investigates problems at the confluence of astrophysics and fluid dynamics. She also loves art and science collaborations, and was a co-creator of an immersive research performance called “Far From Equilibrium.”
More information is available by visiting cityofevanston.org/covid19 or calling/texting 847-448-4311.