Hartsville sorority holds first virtual Town Hall

In its first virtual Town Hall meeting, the Hartsville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. invited one of South Carolina’s top health experts, DHEC epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell, to engage in conversation with the community on COVID-19, the vaccine and its distribution. Along with Bell, other physicians and health experts focused on resources, information and current updates on COVID-19; how to stay healthy and avoid scams; and tips to improve mental health and eliminate stress. Tammie Robinson, chapter president, said that she was pleased with the many people who signed on to view the broadcast, the questions asked and the positive feedback received. This program was an initiative of the Healthy Lifestyles Committee, chaired by LaKenya Cassidy. Chapter member Brandolyn Thomas Pinkston served as the Town Hall moderator. The virtual event was held Jan. 30. Featured presenters were: — Dr. Linda Bell, epidemiologist, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia — Dr. Leroy Robinson, gynecologist/obstetrician, Hartsville Medical Group, Carolina Pines, Hartsville — Dr. Deborah Davis, gynecologist/obstetrician, Women’s Health Cooperative, Columbia — Dr. Burnett Gallman, internal medicine/gastroenterologist, Columbia — Richard Moses, chief community relations officer, South Carolina Thrive, Florence

Author: Rachel Howell

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