Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
Community Engagement is the process of intentional and equity-focused collaborations and partnerships among Ochsner (Community) Health, Xavier University and the communities they serve based on mutual respect and understanding of improving health outcomes, exchanging knowledge and resources, changing policies, programs and practices that influence behavioral and systems change, creating clear communication streams and building trust.
During this session hosted by the Ascension Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, panelists answer community questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.
They got the COVID-19 vaccine for their loved ones, patients, coworkers and their community because they trust the science behind the vaccine. In a Facebook Live session, experienced physicians Dr. Eboni Price-Haywood, Dr. Katherine Baumgarten and Dr. Victoria Smith answered public questions about COVID-19 in a discussion hosted and moderated by Deborah Grimes, Ochsner System Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer.
Join the Louisiana Department of Health's Office of Health Equity for a captivating conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine. Our panel of experts from the Divine Nine will inform and educate with the facts and will lead us on a path to our new normal, looking through the lens of their experiences. The Divine Nine, known formally as the National Pan-Hellenic Council, consists of nine historically Black fraternities and sororities.