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The Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative and The Berkshire Eagle will host a panel at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, to answer questions about vaccines and COVID-19. The panel will air on Pittsfield Community Television as well as The Eagle’s website and Facebook.

Should I keep wearing masks after the state reopens? What can I do this summer? What do I say to my unvaccinated friend?

The Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative and the Berkshire Eagle will host a virtual panel at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, to answer your lingering vaccine and COVID-19 questions.

The panel will air on Pittsfield Community Television and will also be streamed live on The Berkshire Eagle website and at Facebook.com/berkshire.eagle

County health care leaders will address vaccine hesitancy, guidance for the vaccinated, the upcoming state regulation rollback and more.

The panelists are:

— Dr. James Lederer, Jr., chief medical officer and chief quality officer at Berkshire Health Systems.

— Dr. Mark Pettus, director of population health and community care at Berkshire Health Systems.

— Michelle Derr, director of South Berkshire WIC and family services with Community Health Programs and vaccine coordinator for the CHP mobile health unit.

— Heather Barbieri, director of emergency management at Fairview Hospital and coordinator of the Berkshire Collaborative COVID-19 vaccine clinics and testing sites in South County.

Submit questions ahead of time to Eagle reporter and panel moderator Francesca Paris at fparis@berkshireeagle.com.