Panel discussion to examine impact of COVID-19 on women's health

(Norristown, PA) -- The public is invited to “Health issues and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Women” on Wednesday, April 21, at 6PM.

“Women’s needs are often overlooked in our society, especially with respect to health concerns like the COVID-19 pandemic,“ said event organizer Attorney Samantha Kats, co-chair of the VSC Endowment Committee.


“We are looking forward to a robust discussion of health concerns, health disparities, and, in particular, the impact of the Pandemic on Black women and people of color,” said Attorney Carrie Gish, event organizer and co-chair of the VSC Endowment Committee.


Speakers


Stephanie Felder, Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, FitFaith Life


Ahmara Ross, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology at Penn Medicine


Olena Korsun, RN, BSN, LPC, Psychiatric Nurse at Fairmount Behavioral Health


This online event is free to join but donations to VSC’s endowment fund are greatly appreciated.



About VSC

Our mission is to provide advocacy and counseling for all who have been affected by sexual violence and other crimes against the person and to promote sensitivity and awareness in the community through education. Founded in 1974 as Women Against Rape, VSC expanded to serve victims of other crimes and child abuse. VSC has been supporting survivors and their families for more than 47 years. Victim Services of Montgomery County, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. VSC’s free, 24-hour hotline can be reached at 1-888-521-0983.