AARP Coronavirus Tele-Town Halls

Experts answer your questions related to COVID-19

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Coronavirus: Holiday Travel, Vaccine Hesitancy and Misinformation

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Join AARP for a conversation with U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy. Vice Admiral Murthy will answer your questions and discuss how to stay safe and protected this holiday season, COVID vaccine hesitancy and the impact of misinformation. As families prepare to convene for the holidays many are concerned about family safety, vaccine effectiveness and protocols, and how to discern fact from misinformation surrounding COVID.

This event will focus on:

  • How to stay safe and protected during family gatherings and holiday travel
  • Vaccine hesitancy, it’s impact and what’s driving lower vaccination rates
  • Misinformation and its influence on people’s adoption of COVID vaccines and treatment


  • Vivek Murthy, M.D., U.S. Surgeon General
  • Alex Mahadevan, Director, MediaWise

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Replay previous AARP Coronavirus Tele-Town Halls

2022 Tele-Town Halls
November 10 - COVID Boosters, Flu Season and the Impact on Nursing Homes October 21 - Coronavirus: Vaccines, Treatments and Flu Season September 29 - Coronavirus: Vaccines, Flu Season and Telling Our Stories September 15 - Coronavirus: Finding Purpose as we Move Beyond COVID June 2 - Coronavirus: Living With COVID May 5 - Coronavirus: Life Beyond the Pandemic April 14 - Coronavirus: Boosters, Testing and Nursing Home Safety March 24 - Coronavirus: Impact on Older Adults and Looking Ahead March 10 - Coronavirus: What We’ve Learned and Moving Forward February 24 - Coronavirus: Current State, What to Expect, and Heart Health February 10 - Coronavirus: Omicron, Vaccines and Mental Wellness January 27 - Coronavirus: Omicron, Looking Ahead, and the Impact on Nursing Homes January 13 - Coronavirus: Staying Safe During Changing Times