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Sonoma Valley medical experts host forums on pediatric vaccine

Posted on October 21, 2021 by Sonoma Valley Sun

Sonoma Valley Hospital and Sonoma Valley Community Health Center will host two virtual informational forums for patents, guardians and teachers who want to learn more about the Pfizer COVID Pediatric Vaccine that will soon be offered for youth ages 5 – 11 years. 

The forums, one held in English and the other in Spanish, will provide the most recent information available from the CDC and FDA and answer questions from the audience.

The forum in English will be simulcast in Spanish, while the Spanish forum will be simulcast in English.

Leading the English-speaking panel will be Dr. Sabrina Kidd, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Sonoma Valley Hospital who will give a brief presentation on the history of the vaccine’s technical development and review the most recent CDC information.

Joining Dr. Kidd will be Cheryl Johnson, CEO for Sonoma Valley Community Health Center who will provide an overview of the roll-out plan for all eligible children in Sonoma Valley, ages 5 – 11 years, wanting to be vaccinated.

Immediately following the presentation there will be an open Q&A session with the speakers joined by Jerome Smith, MD, Pediatrician (MarinHealth and Sonoma Valley Community Health Center), and Kiana Guerrero McCormick, MD, Family Medicine (Sonoma Valley Community Health Center).

The Spanish-speaking panel will include all speakers except Dr. Kidd, who will however be available to answer questions through an interpreter.

Virtual Forum Dates and Times:

Thursday, October 28, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (In English with Spanish simulcast)

Presenters:  Dr. Sabrina Kidd, Chief Medical Officer for Sonoma Valley Hospital, Cheryl Johnson, CEO for Sonoma Valley Community Health Center.

Public Zoom Link: https://sonomavalleyhospital-org.zoom.us/j/97716907322

Webinar ID:  977 1690 7322

Wednesday, November 3, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (In Spanish with English simulcast)

Presenters: Dr. Kiana Guerrero-McCorrmick, Family Medicine, Dr. Jerome Smith, Pediatrician, and

Cheryl Johnson CEO, SVCHC

Public Zoom Link: https://sonomavalleyhospital-org.zoom.us/j/94070443800

                                Webinar ID: 940 7044 3800

The forums are for parents and guardians and the faculty, staff and students of St. Francis Solano School, Presentation School, Sonoma Charter School, Woodland Star Charter School, Sonoma Valley Unified School District Schools, and for those home-schooled – wanting their eligible child vaccinated, or are looking for more information and resources.

Audience participants are encouraged to send questions ahead of time to Sonoma Valley Hospital by email at [email protected] or to [email protected].

This forum is provided as a community service by Sonoma Valley Hospital and Sonoma Valley Community Health Center.



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