Thursday, October 28, 2021
Oct. 28, 2021

Linkedin Pinterest

Letter: Unvaccinated should be last in line

By
Published:

I am writing in response to the Associated Press article on the front page of the Sept. 8 Columbian, “Idaho hospitals ration health care.” I also noted that the article said that Idaho had one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country.

I agree that health care should be rationed, since facilities and staff are pushed to the limits. However, I believe that the people who could get vaccinated and chose not to because of their unwillingness to accept facts and science should be the last on the list. Before them should be the children who are too young to get the vaccination, people with conditions that prohibit getting the vaccination, people having heart attacks, children with broken arms and people needing cancer surgery.

People who have made vaccination a political issue and who refuse to listen to scientific evidence should be at the end of any priority list.

We encourage readers to express their views about public issues. Letters to the editor are subject to editing for brevity and clarity. Limit letters to 200 words (100 words if endorsing or opposing a political candidate or ballot measure) and allow 30 days between submissions. Send Us a Letter
Loading...