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Here’s the Tea: Where do we go from here?

A panel of experts will give young people the “tea” (teen slang for “the scoop”) on a host of topics surrounding the pandemic during a special panel discussion on April 12, 2021, at 4 p.m. 

Learn more about the virtual panel discussion.

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West Virginia teens to get the ‘tea’ on challenges, opportunities posed by the pandemic

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Youth voices offer unique perspectives, innovative ideas and valuable insights. As West Virginia continues to move through the pandemic, teens want to know more about issues surrounding the public health crisis – now and in the future. A panel of experts will give young people the “tea” (teen slang for “the scoop”) on a host of topics surrounding the pandemic during a special panel discussion on April 12, 2021, at 4 p.m.

The WVU Extension Service 4-H Youth Development Teen Council, in partnership with West Virginia State University and the West Virginia Joint Interagency Task Force for COVID-19 vaccines, will host “Here’s the Tea: Where do we go from here,” a virtual panel discussion for West Virginia youths and young adults ages 12 to 21. The panel will feature experts who will answer questions from teens on a variety of topics, including the science behind COVID testing, vaccinations, future pandemics, economy implications, education and other issues related to the pandemic. The event will be moderated by members of 4-H’s Teen Council and Collegiate 4-H members from WVU and WVU Tech.

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