COVID Facts Fiction Future

COVID Facts Fiction Future

December 10, 2021

10:00 Am – 11:15 AM CT

A live discussion to assist in making your choices on how to live in a COVID world.


Event Info:

In light of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory about the urgent threat of health misinformation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health’s Region 6 Office and the Community Care Resource Council (CCRC) invite you to a webinar highlighting the psychology of misinformation in times of uncertainty and evolving science, common COVID-19 myths and the facts, and how we can build on the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic to be better prepared for future health threats.

FREE Registration

This event will be Online.


Debunk the Misinformation:

  • Discover the top COVID-19 myths, their origins, and the facts that dispel them.
  • Find out more about the psychology of misinformation and the contextual factors that can enhance its spread.
  • Learn about the vision for a world better prepared for the next pandemic.
  • Ask your questions to the panel of experts!


How to Evaluate Information:

  • Trust Reliable Sources
  • Beware Confirmation Biases
  • Is this Old Data
  • Smallpox Polio Vaccines
  • Best Risk Protection
  • Difference in Variants
  • Protecting Children
  • What Does the Vaccine Do
  • What’s In the Vaccine
  • What Reliable Sources Say
  • Who to Listen To


Our Moderators

Karl Berry

Community Care Resource Council

Mehran S. Massoudi, PhD, MPH

CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service
Regional Health Administrator, Region 6
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Our Speakers

Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, DSc, FASTMH, FAAP

Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine
Co-Director, Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development

Joseph Kanter, MD

State Health Officer & Medical Director
Louisiana Department of Health