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Letter to the editor: Leave of absence rationale explained (Nov. 24, 2021)

Editor:

I decided to write a followup to the article (Oct. 27) that mentioned me going on a leave of absence from SHFAD. I wasn’t trying to make the news when I explained myself to the district board, but since I did I’ll elaborate a bit on why I made that decision.

The article included some quotes from the board meeting, but seemed more focused on using my situation as a springboard for rehearsing yet more dire sounding COVID stats as a rationale for the vaccination mandate.

The question isn’t whether or not the vaccines can be beneficial for many people. They can be. The degree of...