Virtual Vaccine Town Hall for elementary schools
Sun, Nov 21 12:54pm

Dear JP Parents,


The Riverside PTO has arranged a vaccine town hall (on zoom) this Mon, 11/22 at 6:00pm

to help answer questions about the covid vaccine for the 5-11 age group.

The experts on the panel are holding an informative discussion and answer questions.



Virtual Vaccine Town Hall for Families: Mon, 11/22 at 6:00pm



Do you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for your elementary school-aged children?

The PTO is convening a virtual town hall to help answer questions our families might have about the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.


The interdisciplinary panel includes two experts from the Riverside community -- a public health policy expert and a scientist -- 


plus the Princeton Health Officer and the Vice Chair of the Princeton Board of Health.


The vaccine has been given authorization for emergency use in children aged 5-11.

The panelists are:

Dr. George DiFerdinando, MD, MPH

Vice-Chair of the Princeton Board of Health

Former Assistant Commissioner of Health (NJ)

Jeffrey Grosser, MHS, HO

Director of Health, Princeton Health Department

Mary E. O'Dowd, MPH (Riverside parent)

Executive Director, Health Systems and Population Health Integration

Former Commissioner of Health NJDOH

Brinda Prasad, PhD (Riverside parent)

Scientific Director at CHDI

Previously Principal Scientist, Infections Diseases, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals



Please send questions in advance. Pre-submitted questions will be answered first.




The chat on zoom will be available for other questions and follow-up questions, but panelists cannot guarantee answering questions from the chat.



Nov 22, 2021 06:00 PM


Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 650 243 0367

Passcode: Learn