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MNCDHH Providing a Special Webinar, "Coronavirus: Vaccination and Resilience"

Taught by Dr. Jolene A. Ogunjirin, DrPH, MPH

5/3/2021 6:19:30 PM

Dr. Ogunjirin's headshot and MNCDHH's logo with a graphic of a person with vaccination band aid and the text

Please join Dr. Jolene A. Ogunjirin and MNCDHH for this special webinar. Dr. Ogunjirin will cover the current COVID-19 pandemic and emerging variant cases. This webinar is designed to explain why it is essential to protect yourself and your family in reducing vaccine hesitancy.

Vaccine hesitancy occurs when individuals delay or decide not to get a vaccine, despite availability, for different reasons. 


Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST.


Register in advance for this webinar at 'Coronavirus: Vaccination and Resilience' registration.


This webinar will be presented in American Sign Language (ASL) with closed captions and English voicing. For additional accommodations, please email at least 2 business days in advance.

About Dr. Ogunjirin

Dr. Jolene A. Ogunjirin, a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), is the founding director of a small woman-owned business called Diversity Health, Education & Outreach (DHEO, LLC), based in Northern Virginia. DHEO, LLC service focuses on promoting health education to the Deaf & Hard of Hearing and hearing populations in developed and developing nations. In developing countries, DHEO, LLC contracts with global medical & surgical outreach organizations to ensure persons with disabilities are included in the medical treatment provisions.

Retrospectively, Dr. Jolene spent nearly a decade as a public health promoter with the African American Health Program of Montgomery County, Maryland. A community-based program that collaborates with other health specialists and civic groups to ascertain community health needs. She facilitated strategic planning of health education that is not limited to HIV & AIDS, infant mortality, cancer education, and cardiovascular disease health screenings. Despite her deafness, she has had the opportunity to lead preventative health discussion sessions to county residences at adult correctional facilities and juvenile detention centers. She has a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) degree that focuses on cardiovascular disease risk factors: health disparities, and a Bachelor's in chemistry.


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