[conspire] Not an antivaxxer, nosirree
paulz at ieee.org
paulz at ieee.org
Wed May 26 10:46:02 PDT 2021
I recently received the following email requesting my vaccination status.
Dear Volunteer -
The County of Santa Clara requires Friends of the Library to ask if you have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. We need to have this data available by Tuesday June 1, 2021. Any business that fails to ask about and record the vaccination status of its workers is subject to enforcement and may be required to pay fines of up to $5,000 per day. We will not pass this information on to the County unless they request it. We will inform you if they do ask.
Please reply to this e-mail with a “yes” or “no” or “decline to state” - as soon as possible and no later than May 30th.
The County health order can be found at https://covid19.sccgov.org/order-health-officer-05-18-2021-focused-safety-measures.
We are still required to wear a face mask indoors. Here is the link to the County’s order to collect information on vaccination status and the facemask requirement. https://covid19sccgov.org/public-health-order-faq.
Here is an additional link to facemasks. https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/guidance-for-face-coverings.aspx.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 03:53:46 PM PDT, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
His "It's illegal to require anyone to show a confidential medical
record" and "The vaccines haven't gotten full FDA approval" objections
was _not_ his real objection, as he admitted the next day on the LUG's
Jitsi Meet conference. Also, those objections were bunk, for reasons I
explained here. They were also classic anti-vaxxer talking points,
making it truly hilarious that JT threw "I'm not an anti-vaxxer or
anything" into the middle of those talking points.
The first talking point was particularly galling, coming from KT,
because it's obvious that he's attended school in California, and
probably had relatives who've done so as well. And anyone who's
attended school in this state has had to produce proof of _several_
vaccinations as a condition of attending. So, KT knew, or certainly
should have known, that the claim was flat-out false -- but he
advanced it anyway. Thus _very clearly_ bad-faith discussion.
Today, looking on Snopes.com reminded me of a subsidiary objection
KT advanced pursuant to his objection #2: "It would be a HIPPA
Claim: Businesses can ask customers if they have been vaccinated against
COVID-19 without legal repercussions.
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