VIDEO: Press Sessions; Getting The Facts On The COVID Vaccine

The Express News Group hosted a virtual Press Sessions event on Thursday, August 12, that included  a panel of medical experts and community leaders to offer helpful advice and factual medical information — with no judgment — to people on the South Fork who remain unvaccinated, hoping to address their concerns and answer their questions. It’s an important moment in the fight against COVID, and getting facts to people is essential in defeating the virus.

The panelists included: Bonnie Cannon – Executive Director, Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center; Christine L. Kippley – RN, MBA, NE-BC, CCM – Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Peconic Bay Medical Center; Dr. Sharon Nachman – Stony Brook University Hospital; Minerva Perez – Executive Director, OLA of Eastern Long Island; Peter Van Scoyoc – East Hampton Town Supervisor; Jesse Warren – Southampton Village Mayor;  Dr. Fredric Weinbaum – Chief Medical Officer, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital; and Dr. Jeffrey Zilberstein – MD, FACP, Medical Director, Peconic Bay Medical Center.