Proof of Vaccination

Hey everybody, I am so happy to hear that cruising (fingers crossed) will start in mid-July. But does anybody else have an issue with giving private information of a medical nature to a third party to exercise your rights to freedom of movement? I feel that the Gov't is trying to get around a vaccine passport by co-erceing big business to do it for them.

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In my opinion he is playing a dangerous game.

More like a stupid one...he acts like all of us are just climbing up the tree higher and higher just so we can jump better. Not everyone is that stupid or that naive...Yes, I agree its a stunt...but we ought to be used to that by now....the problem is there are enough folks would would simply ask "how high" they have to climb if someone from their side of the aisle says so. and thats EITHER side...can't remember who said it but its a famous quote that "all decisions are political..." ...including and especially ones that can actually get you killed.....not merely inconvenienced....

We have been vaccinated, my fingerprints etc are all over databases from previous law enforcement positions and even now in IT where we work on police computers. Looking forward to cruising.

I'm fully vaccinated and if they want to see my card ok no problem. Ready to get back to cruising.

I got a COPY of mine laminated and carry it with me, so I have no issues presenting it anywhere if need be.

This thread has sort of taken a left turn....unless the issue of "HAVING TO SHOW IT" is resolved, you won't get to the point where you can board the ship. The port employees, the police, the troopers, are ALL under the direct control of the Governor. State Governors have an incredible amount of power..I can remember the President calling out the National Guard to straighten one out... So there you are, you flew, you drove...you can see the ship...and......there's the police preventing you from boarding BECAUSE the cruise line wants to see your shot card...and the GOV says oh no they can't do that, not in MY state....Individuals "willingness" to comply with the cruise lines rules means NOTHING.

That issue will be resolved 267 paygrades above ours, and it better be done fairly quickly...seems like a couple of Governors have painted themselves into the proverbial corner...

I still don't see why the Governors can't back out of that corner by simply stating that it's a Federal issue as far as cruise ships are concerned.

From the CLIA website: "Cruise operations are tightly regulated with rigorous enforcement by outside authorities. These regulatory authorities set comprehensive standards for safety, security, crewmember protections, health, and environmental performance. International regulators include the IMO, International Labor Organization (ILO), and the World Health Organization (WHO). Also, agencies such as the U.S Coast Guard, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have full authority to regulate and enforce compliance for ships entering or departing from U.S. ports".

The Governors can simply state they we're referring to bakery's, deli's, and tattoo parlors, and that their hands are tied as far as cruise ships are concerned.

Stop being rational....I know you know better...Their egos and pandering to what they perceive as their base won't let them...Having pulled the trigger, you can't undo it....Those Governors control enough of the people who make those ports actually RUN so that no regulations from DC will matter if they don't cooperate...

Yeah, I guess you're right.

Damn shame though for them to muck it up when we're at the goal line.

The main problem is these governors are upset their guy lost, so now its a between the legs measuring contest between the fed and the states, to see whos Schwantz is bigger, and who's gonna blink first...meanwhile all of us are sitting here sweating like a one legged man in an ass kicking competition, waiting for one of them to blink....

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