Medical panel to discuss COVID-19 vaccine

A panel of doctors, including Dr. Lee Norman, secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, is scheduled to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine in an online program April 21.

The program, “And Here We Are Now: The COVID-19 Vaccine,” is part of a series of library programs about the history of pandemics in the United States. It is in partnership with the public libraries in Atchison, Basehor, Bonner Springs, Lansing, Leavenworth, Linwood and Tonganoxie, and the Northeast Kansas Library System.

The panel will be moderated by Ken Miller, public information officer for the city of Lansing.

Also on the panel will be Dr. Sabato Sisillo, pulmonologist and medical director at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas; and Dr. Prashanth Katrapati, cardiologist and medical director at Saint John Hospital, Leavenworth.

The panel will discuss the latest information on the vaccine rollout in Kansas and medical concerns with the virus and the vaccine.

The program will begin at 7 p.m. April 21 on Zoom and on Facebook Live. To register for the meeting, visit .

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