UKRAINIAN VILLAGE — The head of infectious diseases at a Ukrainian Village hospital will lead a virtual discussion this week about the science behind the COVID-19 vaccine and the pandemic’s disproportionate impact on Black and Latino communities.
From 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Dr. Dana Vais, of AMITA Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, will discuss updates on the virus, the need for fairness in vaccine distribution and frequently asked questions about the vaccine. A Q&A will follow the presentation.
AMITA Saints Mary and Elizabeth are located at 2233 W. Division St. in Ukrainian Village and 1431 N. Claremont in Wicker Park, respectively.
The joint medical center offers COVID-19 testing from 9-11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Call 312-770-3006 to make an appointment. Enter the hospital via 1400 N. Oakley Blvd. and follow signage.
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