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Ask a Doctor with Dr. ‘Simbo Ige


“What should I do if a lot of people in my school aren’t wearing masks anymore?” If you missed the live Q&A, watch here as Dr. ‘Simbo Ige joined us for “Ask A Doctor” as part of Cool Culture’s We Are A Work of Art: Health + Wellbeing Initiative. She answers questions about health and wellbeing sourced from children and caregivers in our community.

Dr. ‘Simbo Ige is a public health physician. She is the Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Health Equity Capacity Building at the New York City’s Department of Health. In this role she builds partnerships with community partners and other institutions to address health inequities across New York City. She also serves as the Branch Chief for COVID-19 Community Engagement for the agency’s COVID-19 resurgence and vaccination program. Through the vaccine community engagement work, she works with community leaders to identify strategies to improve processes and systems to achieve vaccine equity in NYC.