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AETN examines vaccinations in next 'Arkansans Ask' Nov. 17

Posted 05 Jan 2017

The Arkansas Educational Television Network will examine the importance of vaccinations in a new 'Arkansans Ask' airing Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m.

With the upcoming flu season and the recent mumps outbreak, people are discussing which vaccinations are needed and searching for answers to questions regarding effectiveness, access and boosters.

A panel of experts discusses the facts and myths surrounding vaccinations in children and adults. Guests include: Gary Wheeler, M.D., MPS, chief medical officer at the Arkansas Department of Health and a pediatrician; and Dr. Chad Rodgers, M.D., FAAP, chief medical officer at the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care and a pediatrician. Steve Barnes will serve as host.

Viewers may submit questions and comments at 800-662-2386, paffairs@aetn.org or on Twitter with #ARAsk.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).