Wake County to join medical experts, community partners for Ask the Doc town hall series – wake.gov

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Over the next 12 months, Wake County’s health equity initiative, HealthLit4Wake, will host quarterly, in-person town hall events aimed at addressing the burning health topics our community wants to know about.

Ask the Doc: A Wake County Town Hall will kick off its first events of the new year on Thursday, Feb. 15, and Tuesday, Feb. 20. The town halls will feature a panel of local medical experts who will delve into the latest updates on COVID-19, effective tobacco cessation strategies and the intricacies of vaping. All town halls are free to attend, and the Feb. 20 event is the Spanish version of Ask the Doc, Pregunte Al Doc.

“These town hall events bridge the gap between medical knowledge and public understanding, empowering community members to make informed decisions about their health and well-being,” said Wake County Commissioner Cheryl Stallings. “By coming together, residents can ask specific questions and get answers from experts, and as a County, we can learn how to improve the public’s access to care and resources.”
Ask the Doc Event Details

Future events are tentatively scheduled for May, August and October. For more information about Ask the Doc or other health equity initiatives in Wake County, visit wake.gov/HL4W.

Ask the Doc Town Halls
The Ask the Doc series began in 2021 amid COVID-19 as a way for the public to virtually connect with health professionals to understand the changing landscape of the pandemic. Since then, Ask the Doc has moved to in-person events and specialized events tailored for Spanish-speaking residents.

Hosted quarterly, each session features a panel of local medical professionals who share their expertise and engage with residents to address pressing health concerns.


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