February 22, 2021: Community Conversation of COVID-19

San Bernardino County Fifth District Supervisor Joe Baca, Jr. is hosting a “Community Conversation on COVID-19” on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. This is a virtual community town hall aimed at sharing key information surrounding the vaccine roll-out in the county.

Residents of Supervisor Baca’s district, including all City of Rialto residents, are welcome to attend the event either through Facebook Live, YouTube Live or via a phone conference line. The event is also available in Spanish using a Spanish-specific telephone link (below). The town hall will also allow for submitted questions during the event.

The Community Conversation on COVID-19 will feature industry professionals Dr. Sharon Wang, an infectious disease specialist from Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC), County Public Health Director Corwin Porter, and County Assistant Executive Officer Diana Alexander — all of whom will provide expert, up-to-date information to participants.

Supervisor Baca will moderate the conversation covering the following topics:

  • Vaccine myth busting
  • Expert medical advice regarding the benefits and potential side effects of the vaccine
  • Resources available to learn more about vaccines
  • How and when to schedule an appointment for the vaccine
  • How we’re helping hard-to-reach and diverse populations

There are three ways to participate in the Community Conversation on COVID-19 town hall:

  • Via Facebook Live: @SupervisorBacaJr
  • Via YouTube Live: https://tinyurl.com/bacajr 
  • Via telephone in English: 669-900-9128; Meeting ID – 824 5205 1039
  • Via telephone in Spanish: 609-663-4744

For more information please visit www.sbcounty.gov/bosd5/covidconversation. For ongoing COVID-19 updates and to sign up for vaccine notifications, please visit www.sbcovid19.com 

 Rialto By The Numbers: Cases, Deaths, & Testing

Reporting by city can be found in the “Locations” tab on the COVID-19 Dashboard.

 RESOURCES

For additional information:

 Visit San Bernardino County COVID-19 resources

Visit State of California COVID-19 resources

Visit CDC COVID-19 resources