A Letter to Our Readers from the Chesapeake Observer Editors

This holiday season, we ask each of you to join us in sending to our state and county health authorities the suggestion that, as a matter of common sense, they provide for vaccination certificates immediately. To date, there is a dearth of specific information regarding the timing and distribution of Covid-19 vaccinations, except for health care workers and those in long term residential care facilities. Moreover, there is no plan that we have seen that ensures that those who elect to receive Covid-19 vaccinations will be provided with a certificate attesting to that inoculation. In decades past, international travelers were advised or, depending on destination, required to have a record of their vaccinations recorded in a “yellow book” or some other official document. ... Read More

Editors Note

Once again, the three editors have combined forces to comment on the men and women who have been or might be named to head Cabinet Departments under a Biden-Harris Administration. As of this issue, there is little to go on for some important departments, so that we only cover those departments for which current announcements and rumors reveal likely directions for policy. We will return to this topic in future issues.... Read More