Riding the COVID-19 Wave: Hope & Concern, January 14

With the nation consumed with the coronavirus pandemic, TAPinto has launched its first signature virtual event, a panel discussion entitled, Riding the COVID-19 Wave: Hope & Concern, on January 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. This virtual gathering of some of the top medical experts and executives is free for attendees, but registration is required. 

Riding the COVID-19 Wave: Hope & Concern will address topics including the status and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccinations, the most current treatments for those suffering from COVID-19, how emergency rooms are addressing the COVID-19 surge, how frontline healthcare workers are coping with the crisis, as well as insurance issues related to COVID-19 treatment.  

The event is presented by Atlantic Health System and generously supported by Bergen New Bridge Medical CenterHorizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health, and Trinitas Regional Medical Center.  

For additional information about the panel and to register, click here


Thu, January 14
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm
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With the nation consumed with the coronavirus pandemic, TAPinto has launched its first signature virtual event, a panel discussion entitled, Riding the COVID-19 Wave: Hope & Concern, on January 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. This virtual gathering of some of the top medical experts and executives is free for attendees, but registration is required.

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