Anatomy of a Public Health Crisis: Clark County’s Measles Outbreak

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Join us for a panel discussion on Clark County’s recent measles outbreak. The panel features four experts in their respective fields of health care, public health, journalism as well as the community. They will share their perspectives on the months-long measles outbreak that incited a renewed conversation around vaccinations, and discuss the measles outbreak as it unfolded across our community and the lessons learned. Refreshments available post-event. Free and open to the public.

Moderator:
Molly Solomon, Southwest Washington bureau chief, Oregon Public Broadcasting

Panelists:
Dr. Alan Melnick, public health director and Clark County health officer
Debra Carnes, director of strategic communications at PeaceHealth
Wyatt Stayner, health staff writer, The Columbian
Lori Anderson, WSU Vancouver student and vaccine-hesitant community member

Location:
Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110
Sponsored by:
The Integrated Strategic Communication program as part of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Event accessibility

If you have a disability that requires special materials, services or assistance, contact the Access Center at 360-546-9238 or van.access.center@wsu.edu as soon as possible to discuss your specific needs.