Town Hall III: COVID-19 & Living with HIV


The NY HIV Planning Council Consumers Committee invites ALL PEOPLE, especially PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV to our 3rd Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 & HIV featuring Dr. Oni Blackstock, Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau of HIV

Questions can be submitted in advance to

Zoom Video Call:
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NY HIV Health & Human Services Planning Council
Consumers Committee
May Town Hall on Covid-19 and HIV

Zoom Video Call: Meeting ID: 470 894 3670
By Phone: 1-929-205-6099
One tap mobile +19292056099,,4708943670#

Submit questions/concerns in advance to and during the town hall. Below are some instructions to help keep the Town Hall running smoothly:

  1. Keep your audio on mute (on phone: *6) unless speaking.
  2. Type questions into the chat or raise your hand electronically (To raise hand on phone: *9, on computer: click Participants button and click on the blue hand icon).
  3. All questions, responses and key info shared will be published to within 3 days.

The Town Hall will be moderated by the leadership of the Consumers Committee, Lisa Best and Randall Bruce with the Consumer-at-Large, Paul Carr.

Dr. Oni Blackstock, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of HIV (BHIV) will open our Town Hall, Part III with a presentation on COVID-19 and HIV.

Questions from participants on Dr. Blackstock’s presentation will be taken at the end of the presentation in the order they are received. Questions that were sent in advance will be answered first.

The presentation and Q&A period will be followed by a listening session for all Town Hall participants. This will be an opportunity for people living with HIV to provide testimony about the challenges they are facing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Staff from NYC DOHMH Bureau of HIV (including the Housing Program) and the NYC HRA HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) will be present to listen to your concerns/testimony.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you on Tuesday, June 16th at 1pm!