Hospital and Health Center to hold virtual forums on Pfizer COVID Pediatric Vaccine

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Sonoma Valley Hospital and Sonoma Valley Community Health Center will host two virtual information forums for patients, guardians and educators to learn more about the Pfizer COVID pediatric vaccine that will soon be offered to youth ages 5-11. The forums, one in English and the other in Spanish, will provide the latest information available from the CDC and the FDA and answer questions from the public. The forum in English is simulcast in Spanish while the Spanish forum is simulcast in English.

Leading the English speaking panel will be: dr. Sabrina Kidd, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Sonoma Valley Hospital, who will give a short presentation on the history of vaccine technical development and review the most recent CDC information. Join Dr. kidd will be Cheryl Johnson, CEO of Sonoma Valley Community Health Center, who will provide an overview of the rollout plan for all eligible children in Sonoma Valley, ages 5-11 who wish to be vaccinated. Immediately after the presentation there will be an open Q&A session with the speakers accompanied by Jerome Smith, MD, pediatrician (MarinHealth and Sonoma Valley Community Health Center), and Kiana Guerrero-McCormick, MD, Family Medicine (Sonoma Valley Community Health Center).

The Spanish-speaking panel will include all speakers except Dr. Kidd, who will however be available to answer questions through an interpreter.

Dates and times of the virtual forum:

thursday 28 october, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (in English with Spanish simulcast)
Presenters: Dr. Sabrina Kidd, Chief Medical Officer of Sonoma Valley Hospital, Cheryl Johnson, CEO of Sonoma Valley Community Health Center.
Public Zoom Link:
Webinar ID: 977 1690 7322

Wednesday November 3, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (in Spanish with English simulcast)
Presenters: Dr. Kiana Guerrero-McCormick, Family Medicine, Dr. Jerome Smith, Pediatrician, and Cheryl Johnson CEO, SVCHC
Public Zoom Link:
Webinar ID: 940 7044 3800

The forums are intended for parents and guardians and the teachers, staff and students of St. Francis Solano School, Presentation School, Sonoma Charter School, Woodland Star Charter School, Sonoma Valley Unified School District Schools, and those who have been homeschooled – who their eligible child has been vaccinated, or are looking for more information and resources.

Audience participants are encouraged to send inquiries in advance to Sonoma Valley Hospital by email at or to This forum is provided as a community service by Sonoma Valley Hospital and Sonoma Valley Community Health Center.

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