KSAT Community Vaccine Phone Bank: Doctors answer viewer questions

KSAT Community and University Health doctors focus on factual information

KSAT Community Vaccine Phone Bank - Aug. 4
KSAT Community Vaccine Phone Bank - Aug. 4

Set up a free appointment for a vaccine with University Health here. See immunization schedules for children and adults here.

KSAT Community hosted a Vaccine Phone Bank Wednesday, Aug. 4, from 5-7 p.m. with a group of doctors and health experts to help answer questions about the vaccine. They focused on providing fact- and science-based information.

The event was seen on KSAT 12′s 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts.

The phone bank is the second of two KSAT Community events on Wednesday meant to help answer any questions you and your family may have about kids going back in the classroom for the 2021-22 year.

During the Wednesday morning livestream, viewers heard from panelists including a child psychologist, a counselor, an education nonprofit leader and a teacher. Much of the discussion focused on children and educators in Pre-K, kindergarten, or grade school. Watch the full video on-demand below.

Panelists include a pediatrician, a child psychologist, a counselor, an education nonprofit leader and a teacher.
Panelists include a pediatrician, a child psychologist, a counselor, an education nonprofit leader and a teacher.

Local experts answered as many KSAT viewer questions as they could about safety, education, mental health, vaccines and schools during the two live events.

Submit your questions below.

Read more like this on our Education page and KSAT Kids page:

The following week, KSAT will hold another town hall for parents that have kids in middle school and high school. Tune into that stream on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m.

KSAT Community operates in partnership with University Health, Energy Transfer and Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union.


About the Authors:

Kiersten has been a Digital Content Creator with KSAT12 since 2017. She graduated from Texas State University with an electronic media degree and previously worked for the Spurs Sports & Entertainment.

Victoria Young is the Special Events Coordinator at KSAT 12 and leads KSAT Community.