Polio update – May 2020
Family practices. Figures and stethoscope. Health care.

I hope everyone is doing well and managing their way through these challenging times.

You may be interested to know that we just completed our Rotary Zone 33 Training and all the sessions were done via Zoom and recorded. One of the seven sessions is about Polio and the trainers are “End Polio Now Coordinators” Rocky Jacobs and Chuck Davidson. When it comes to understanding Rotary’s efforts to eradicate Polio… they are two of the best! Their session answers the four most asked questions about Polio and Rotary’s involvement:

-Which vaccine are we using and why?
-Why are we vaccinating in so many countries?
-What caused the increase in wild polio cases in 2019?
-How is Covid-19 affecting the fight against polio?
The video “Polio Plus with Rocky and Chuck” can be found using the following link:


Also of interest may be the other six Foundation video training sessions available using this link. They are:

AF Share Final, Setting Goals and Reports, Foundation 101, Raising Major Gifts and Growing the Endowment, Disaster Relief Grants with Abby McNear and Grants Part 1.

For current detailed info on the polio virus, see below.

Stay safe and hoping to be back to normal (whatever that may be) soon,

End Polio Now Chair
District 7770