Mississippi State Department of Health Chief Medical Director Dr. Dan Edney and Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann opened the event with a Q&A led by Mississippi Today’s editor-in-chief Adam Ganucheau and WJTV’s Byron Brown.
Edney then joined superintendent of Ocean Springs School District Dr. Bonita Coleman, principal of DeLisle Elementary School Dr. Mandy Lacy and Dr. LouAnn Woodward, Vice Chancellor and Dean of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, for a panel moderated by Mississippi Today’s Kate Royals and Will Stribling. Viewers also heard from Michelle Henry, a parent in the Jackson Public School District.
This event, presented by Mississippi Today, is sponsored by the Delta Health Alliance and The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi and produced in partnership with WJTV.