Talk show

Pictured are Belinda Jones-Hill, CJ Riddick, Shea Briggs and Frances Vick.

A second in a series of Radio Talk Shows on “COVID-19 Vaccine FACTS NOT FEAR” aired March 25 and re-aired March 27 on 99.5 JAMZ with CJ Riddick and members of the Roanoke Valley Breast Cancer Coalition, according to a press release.

Special guests included Frances Vick, interim nursing director with the Halifax County Health Department; Shea Briggs, nursing supervisor with the HCHD; and joining by phone was Dr. Alison Bartel, assistant medical director with The Rural Health Group. Panelists presented information and responded to questions around vaccine access/schedule/locations, vaccine side-effects and focused on debunking commonly held myths. Listen to a recording of this show at A third talk show will be aired in two weeks. Special thanks to CJ Riddick, 99.5 JAMZ host, and Pat Peele and Belinda Jones Hill who are members of the COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence project team funded by the CDC Foundation and implemented by the Roanoke Valley Breast Cancer Coalition.

All 99.5 JAMZ talk shows can be viewed live at For more information, call 252-678-2249 or 252-678-4608.