Sumary of Vaccine certificates ‘not an easy thing’ to issue according to Hamilton emergency operations boss:
- Hamilton’s outgoing emergency operations centre (EOC) director says the logistics of a proposed vaccine certificate by the province’s science table would “not be an easy thing” to facilitate at a municipal level.
- Paul Johnson, who’s set to become the deputy city manager of community and social services for Toronto, told Global News the legal elements of the medical experts recent proof-of-vaccination idea for Ontario would be difficult to manage in ways too numerous to mention.
- “I think people feel that a vaccine passport would pretty easy.
- ” ‘Vaccine certificates’ may speed up reopening, incentivize vaccination: Ontario science table Story continues below The EOC boss agrees there needs to be a conversation about a different approach to encourage more vaccine uptake since there appears to be a levelling off in doses administered municipally and provincially in recent weeks.
- A science table brief released on Wednesday suggested that proof-of-vaccination certificates could ease a transition into greater venue capacities and help plan for future waves of the virus.
- Dr. Peter Juni, epidemiologist and scientific director of the province’s science advisory table, told Global News that the idea of a vaccine certificate was “motivated” by the continuing rise of the Delta variant — a more transmissible version of COVID-19 — that is not yet under control.
- 2:46 COVID-19 vaccine certificates could speed up reopening: Ontario science table COVID-19 vaccine certificates could speed up reopening: Ontario science table “Once we start to see upticks, we don’t want to close down businesses again or impose restrictions.
- ” Story continues below The science table report says the difference between the certificate and concept of a vaccine passport is attesting someone has completed a vaccination series and not a document to allow travel to other jurisdictions.