COVID vaccines: Q & A with Dr Rob Grenfell

COVID vaccines: Q & A with Dr Rob Grenfell

Horsham Rural City Council will host a Coronavirus information webinar with esteemed health physician and former Wimmera General Practitioner Dr Rob Grenfell next Thursday night.

Dr Grenfell will provide an overview of COVID, vaccines and pandemics, before responding to questions from attendees.

Mayor Robyn Gulline will host the Q & A session which starts at 7pm on 10 June.

“It is important that people are provided with correct information about COVID and vaccines. This is why we have involved Dr Grenfell in engaging with community members throughout this process,” Cr Gulline said.

“This is an opportunity for our community to hear from a genuine expert when it comes to COVID-19,” she said.

Mayor Robyn Gulline being vaccinated.

Dr Grenfell is a public health physician and is the director of the CSIRO’s Health and Biosecurity Business Unit.

He leads a broad portfolio covering nutrition, e-health, medical technology and diagnostics and biosecurity from weeds to Ebola.

Dr Grenfell was a member of the Safety and Quality Outcomes Committee of the Hospital Innovation Reform Council, a member of the Victorian Quality Council, Chair of General Practice Victoria and Member of the Health Advisory Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Council will also reconvene the local agencies network to discuss the effective promotion and rollout of COVID vaccines and other current COVID issues.

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