BSFO webinar: COVID-19 in the African-American community
On Wednesday, April 29, BSFO will present a special webinar, “We Need to Talk,” featuring Kimi Watts-Tartt, director of the Alameda County Public Health Department.
Watts-Tartt will discuss COVID-19 impacts within Alameda County’s African American community, and other vulnerable ethnic populations.
About Kimi Watts-Tartt
Kimi Watkins-Tartt serves as director of the Alameda County Public Health Department. In this capacity she provides overall direction and planning, and leads the department’s work in its pursuit of health equity in Alameda County and a culture of equity within the department. Watkins-Tartt has worked for over 25 years within the local public health community in the areas of public health administration, policy development and community health planning. She has held many roles within Alameda County Public Health, including deputy public health director and director of the Community Health Services Division.
Watkins-Tartt has a long-standing passion and commitment to health equity and social justice. She is a founding member and current co-chair of the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative. She serves as vice chair of the Health Equity and Social Justice Committee of the National Association of City and County Health Officials.
What: BSFO COVID-19 webinar: We Need to Talk
When: Wednesday, April 29, 11–11:30 a.m. PST
Participate by Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/93067517671?pwd=RU1tWFlIOGdHbUJqaldXMHBNR2hOQT09
Meeting ID: 930 6751 7671
Dial In: +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
One tap mobile: +16699006833,,93067517671# US (San Jose)
For questions regarding the event, contact Ghanya Thomas or Latascha Magness-Cotton.Tags: african-american, BSFO, health care