YOUNG people are invited to an online Covid-19 briefing to have their questions answered by a panel of experts.

Dorset Youth Council, in partnership with Dorset Council and Public Health Dorset, is running the session to offer people aged 11-18 the chance to ask questions about Covid-19.

The panel will include Theresa Leavy, Dorset Council executive director for children's services, Councillor Andrew Parry, portfolio holder for children, education and early help, Dr Forbes Watson, lead GP and chair of the NHS CCG for Dorset, and Miriam Leigh, principal education psychologist at Dorset Council.

A spokesman for Dorset Council said: "This is your chance to get your Covid questions answered by a panel of experts."

The session will take place at 6pm on Thursday, November 26.

To put forward a question to the panel, email

A link to the live session will be shared on the Dorset Council website nearer the time.