Talking Together: What You Need to Know About Covid Vaccines

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
Zoom - Register for Details!
Category: Learning Together

Dr. Jane Kelly, Assistant State Epidemiologist at SCDHEC will lead this timely conversation.

Roughly 1 year after SARS-CoV-2 arrived in the United States, 500,000 people have died from the disease caused by the virus: COVID-19. Although the numbers of new cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are decreasing, SC is still a hot spot and is #1 in the country for new cases over the past week (mid-February .

Dr. Kelly will share the following information with Together SC Allies:

  • Update on COVID-19
  • Vaccine safety and efficacy
  • New virus variants
  • Vaccine hesitancy

Don't miss this session which will equip you wth the knowledge to handle difficult conversations with your staff and clients.

Jane M. Kelly, MD

Assistant State Epidemiologist

SC Dept of Helth & Environmental Control

Dr. Kelly is an internist with over 35 years' experience in clinical medicine and public health in domestic and international settings. Her past work includes a fellowship with the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service, followed by 12 years at CDC in a variety of leadership roles. 

Session facilitated by:

Graham Adams

CEO of South Carolina Office of Rural Health

Attendees (69)

Graham Adams



Marcia Bacon


Richland First Steps

Stephen Baggett

Executive Director

Greenwood Area Habitat for Humanity

Kendall Biga

Program & Operations Manager

Charleston Hope

Rebecca Bova

Internal Coordinator

Neighbor to Neighbor of South Carolina

C. Michael Bowman

President, BOD

Father to Father, Inc.

Julie M Capaldi


United Way of Pickens County

Anita Case

Executive Director

Affinity Health Center

Sam Clements

Executive Director

Doors To Dream

Tannesha Clements

Executive Director/ COO

Lydia's Bowels of Mercy Home, Inc

Craig Currey

Chief Executive Officer

Midlands Housing Alliance

Jill Dawson

Program Manager

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

Beth De Santis


Fact Forward

Georgia Famuliner


Welvista, Inc.

Melissa Furr

Social Responsibility Manager


Robin Gabriel

Executive Director

Kaminski House Museum

Rachel Gibbons

Tax Senior Manager

Cherry Bekaert LLP

Sherry Gilliam

Executive Director

Charleston County First Steps

Melissa Hayden

Director of Grants & Administration

The Self Family Foundation

Dodi Hodges

Executive Director

Palmetto Literacy Council

Amelia Holcombe

Program Associate

Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation

Carl Humphries


HopeHealth Inc

Brie Hunt

Senior Director Strategic Initiatives


Angela Johnson

Executive DIrector

Drawing Near to God

Joe Kunkel

Executive Director

Neighbor to Neighbor of South Carolina

Lisa Larson


Just Say Something

Glaydeane Lee

Executive Director

Cancer Association of Spartanburg & Cherokee Counties, Inc.

Renee Linyard-Gary

Director of Health

Trident United Way

Terri Lottchea

Operations Manger

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Phyllis Martin

Executive Director

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative

Kati McArdle

Grants Manager

Coastal Conservation League

Madeleine McGee


Together SC

Linda Mitchell Johnson

Executive Director

Senior Citizens Association in Florence County

Vickie Moody

President & CEO

LeadingAge South Carolina

Debbie Nelson

President and Founder

DNA Creative Communications

Karyn Page-Davies

President/Executive Director

Stone Soup Storytelling Institute

Lisa Pearce

Senior Grants Administrator

Charleston Animal Society

Catherine Puckett

Program Director

Nonprofit Alliance

Holly Raines

Volunteer and Development VISTA

St. Luke's Free Medical Clinic

Carol Reeves

Executive Director

Just Say Something

Megan Reilly

Development Director

Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services

Luanne Rodgers

Chief Philanthropy and Mission Advancement Officer

Windwood Family Services

Angela Rodriguez

Executive Director

SC Spinal Cord Injury Association

Yarley Steedly

Government Relations Director

American Heart Association

Paige Stephenson

President & CEO

United Way of the Piedmont

Tom Swanciger

Executive Director

Father to Father, Inc.

Leigh Thomson

Executive Director

Dorchester Seniors, Inc.

Colleen Trepen

Executive Director

Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding

Monique Venning

Health Navigator

One80 Place

Brett Wadford

Chief Partnerships Officer

Center for Heirs' Property Preservation

Greta Young

Executive Director

The Parenting Place

18 Other Registered Attendees