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Cambridge Officials Discuss Covid Vaccination Rollout, Hesitations from People of Color

The Cambridge Health Department hosted a virtual town hall Tuesday during which public health officers, medical experts, and government officials provided updates on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout and discussed hesitations that some people of color may have about receiving the vaccine.

Cambridge Vaccine Town Hall

Clockwise from top left, Cambridge Housing Authority Deputy Executive Director Brenda S. Downing, Cambridge Police Superintendent Christine A. Elow, Cambridge Chief Public Health Officer Claude A. Jacob, Harvard Medical School professor Michael C. Payne ’77, and Cambridge mayor Sumbul Siddiqui discuss the Covid-19 vaccine rollout and vaccine hesitancy among communities of color at a virtual town hall Tuesday.

UC Renews Summer Storage Program, Petitions to Stop CAMHS Late Fees

The Undergraduate Council voted to return its summer storage program and to petition for the removal of the Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Services’ recent $25 fee for last-minute cancellations and missed appointments on Sunday.

On World Cancer Day, School of Public Health Hosts Panel on Prevention

Medical experts, cancer survivors, and philanthropists discussed the prevalence of cancer and the systemic inequities in the healthcare system at an event at the Harvard School of Public Health on Thursday to mark World Cancer Day.

UC Faces Student Criticism over Email Error and Funding Delays

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council faced censure over the past month for its poor handling of Wintersession funds, the dispersal of which students say was marred by delays and privacy failures.

UC Reconvenes, Passes Legislation to Help Students Enforce Wellness Days

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation Sunday to promote student “self-advocacy” regarding courses’ adherence to wellness days in its first meeting following winter recess.