Genetic Alliance Webinar with Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

On Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Noon Eastern Time, Francis Collins, MD, PhD, Director of the National Institutes of Health, will share with us why it is critical that individuals living with chronic diseases and conditions receive the coronavirus vaccine. He will describe the scientific evidence for the safety and efficacy of the vaccine and why it is important to get vaccinated when it is your turn.

A decision to vaccinate should be made jointly with your healthcare provider.

Dr. Collins was a leader in the development of coronavirus vaccines and is working hard to make sure they are widely available.

You must register in advance for this webinar here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The form contains a place to put your questions, however, Genetic Alliance cannot guarantee there will be time to answer them all. For information regarding the coronavirus and patients with mitochondrial disease, visit the UMDF COVID-19 webpage here.