Multicultural Health and Mental Health America Present: Celebrating Thanksgiving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 18, 2020 6:00 PM

Thanksgiving traditionally is a time when families come together to celebrate. Gatherings during the holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 epidemic is worsening, and small household gatherings are an important contributor to the rise in COVID-19 cases.

Our Panelist will address Celebrating Thanksgiving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Overcoming the Emotional Aspect of not Having the Traditional Thanksgiving Gatherings  -  Dr. Vangie Akridge, PsyD, Educational Psychologist, LEP
  • Preventive Measures and the Safest Way to Keep You  and Your Family Safe this Thanksgiving  – Dr. Suzanne Afflalo, MD,  Family Medicine Specialist
  • Keeping your Children Stress Free During the Holidays and Time of Isolation - Dr. Akila Weber, MD, Obstetrician/Gynecologist and Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Facilitator: Monique Brooks, Bayview Church, Director of Christian Counselor and Mental Health Ministry

Enjoy Thanksgiving activities and take steps to protect yourself from getting or spreading COVID-19. The CDChas offered considerations to slow the spread of COVID-19 during the holiday season


Together Against COVID is an initiative led by the Multicultural Health Foundation (MHF) in partnership with the County of San Diego. MHF's mission is to bring health justice and wellness to the multicultural communities of San Diego County by focusing resources on the most vulnerable populations with community-based wellness strategies, social-clinical interventions, and research that will lead to the elimination of racial and ethnic health disparities. For more information, please contact us at (619) 915-6734.