Essentia Health is hosting a public webinar for people who are undecided or skeptical about the COVID-19 vaccine.

The hourlong webinar is at 5 p.m. Wednesday and will include a question-and-answer session. Essentia experts will discuss the importance of receiving a vaccine, clarify vaccine myths and highlight recent COVID-19 trends and the prevalence of variants.

The first half of the program will be presentations from Dr. Bill Heegaard, president of Essentia Health’s West Market; Dr. Amanda Noska and Dr. Bertha Ayi, infectious disease physicians; and Elena Willmot, senior business intelligence analyst.

After presentations, the public can ask questions and raise vaccine-related concerns to be answered by Essentia experts as time allows.

To access the webinar, go to tinyurl.com/58m6pdsn. It is open to the public and no registration is required. The session will be posted on the Essentia Facebook and YouTube pages afterward.

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Additional resources regarding Essentia’s vaccination efforts can be found at essentiahealth.org; click the “vaccine information” link at the top of the page. To schedule a vaccine appointment with Essentia, use the online portal MyChart or call 833-494-0836.