Facebook – MEDIA ADVISORY: Facebook Live with Dr. Theresa Tam
TORONTO, March 31, 2021 /CNW/ – Working with the Government of Canada, today at 1-1:30PM ET, Facebook Canada is hosting Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered, a Facebook Live event with Canada’s top doctors to connect millions of Canadians with trusted COVID-19 vaccine information. The event is free to attend and anyone can join: https://www.facebook.com/facebookappCanada
Since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic last March, Facebook has connected over 2 billion people all around the world to COVID information from health authorities. Now, as COVID-19 vaccines begin to roll out, Facebook is using its scale to connect billions of people with accurate health information about these vaccines.
WHAT: Facebook Live with Canada’s top doctors, including Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, to answer Canadians’ COVID-19 vaccine questions.
- Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer
- Dr. Howard Njoo, Canada’s Deputy Chief Public Health Officer
- Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer at Indigenous Services Canada
- Dr. Supriya Sharma, Chief Medical Advisor, Health Canada
- Samantha Yammine, PhD, neuroscientist, molecular biologist and popular science communicator known as Science Sam
- Danielle Nadin, CIHR Institute of Gender and Health
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
1 to 1:30 p.m. ET
WHERE: Live on Facebook Canada’s Page: https://www.facebook.com/facebookappCanada
Canadians can now let friends and family know about their plans to get the #CovidVaccine by adding a frame on their Facebook profile picture: When it’s my turn, I’ll get the COVID-19 vaccine OR I got the COVID-19 vaccine.
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For further information: please contact Erin Taylor, Communications Manager, Facebook Canada, [email protected]