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Vaccine passports in California? Answers to your questions

Original post made on Apr 9, 2021

California has no plans to administer a passport. But the state is sending mixed messages to businesses about the need to verify that people at large events are vaccinated.

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Posted by Seth Neumann
a resident of Waverly Park
on Apr 9, 2021 at 8:42 pm

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I certainly would be a lot more comfortable getting into what I consider to be filthy germ-infested metal tubes (no matter what the airlines say) if there was a "no-vax, no fly" policy and it seems like the only reasonable way to do that is an endorsement on a REAL-ID or a TSA Trusted Traveler number. We should be able to have a secure method to use the same scheme for entry into any kind of crowded space like sports venues and theaters.

This should not be implemented until everyone has a reasonable opportunity to be vaccinated, and a "get a rapid test and a 1-shot vax" option should be offered. But if those who willfully don't want vaccine don't want to participate in public life, it's on them.

Posted by Peter Pan
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Apr 9, 2021 at 9:41 pm

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I think government going to fare, passaporte vaccination, sound like Hitler, communism, free of freedom, dictators, I am completely against.

Posted by LisaR
a resident of Rex Manor
on Apr 10, 2021 at 7:11 am

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I’m all for it. I will be vaccinated and I will only visit businesses that require masks. Showing proof of vaccination to enter large gatherings is a reasonable precaution until the pandemic is over. I don’t see how that infringes my privacy or freedom. In fact it increases my freedom to safely go to more places.

Posted by Sam
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 10, 2021 at 9:20 am

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I don’t think we should give politicians another lever of power. There seems to be a thirst for trading freedom for safety. The loss of freedom is real but the safety is imaginary.

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