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Tue, Mar 16 - 2:30 pm

The Importance of COVID-19 Data: Empowering Communities through Information

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Webinar Details

Category: COVID-19, Data

When information sharing turns into information overload, it can be difficult to determine what guidance to follow. And with misinformation in the mix, managing community well-being during a pandemic can be an uphill battle. Clear, accurate COVID-19 data should drive decisions about pandemic response to protect our health and the health of our Metro Atlanta community. This webinar will look at:

  • COVID-19 data from across the region, ranging from risk to vaccine efficacy and distribution, and ideas for a path to recovery
  • Understanding inequities when implementing COVID-19 mitigation strategies
  • The importance of producing accessible, easy-to-understand information to improve health outcomes and combat misinformation

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Tue, March 16, 2021
2:30-4:00 PM

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Speakers

David Giguere (Moderator)Geospatial Technology Administrator, ARC

Dr. Clio AndrisAssistant Professor of City & Regional Planning and Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech

Robyn N. Bussey, MBA, MHACommunity Health Strategist, ARCHI

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Dr. Amber Schmidtke Public Health Microbiologist and Science Communicator

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