Skip to comments.Galveston County’s top doctor views ferry access as possible move to vaccinate more people
Posted on 03/24/2021 6:11:56 PM PDT by Smellin Salt
Galveston – It is considered one of the more interesting proposals in the push to get people shots of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Galveston’s top doctor wants to give priority boarding on the Galveston-Bolivar ferry to people who have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
“We’ll work out a deal with the ferry so that people (who) get vaccinated, get on the ferry first,” said Dr. Philip Keise with the Galveston County Health Authority.
Keiser is floating the idea and says they need creative ways like this one to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible.
Kathy Comeaux of Bolivar said she’s not planning on getting the vaccine just yet. She said she’s had several friends who have experienced adverse reactions. But she believes the doctor’s idea makes sense.
“I could see where it would be maybe advantageous for others who would be wanting to get it and enable them to make use of that time,” she said.
Keiser says the idea will be easier to pull off as we move further into the spring and summer travel seasons and as activity in the area increases for events like Jeep Weekend, which is scheduled for May.
“We’ll just go down the line ‘Bam, bam, bam, bam, bam.’ One-shot and done,” said Keiser.“ Have some medical personnel on the ferries so that they can watch those folks as they’re going over. Make sure there’s no problem. Why not?”
Maybe they should just vaccinate everyone on the ferry....whether they want it, or not.
A Morning, Noon and Midnight Jab Sail.
What will these ‘experts’ think of, next? ping.
Has this idiot ever practiced medicine .
The Dem- Gates puppet Dr F@@k Trump another crackpot non DR .
The county is going to get sued .
One bad reaction trapped on a ferry .
Hello Lawyers !
I rode on that ferry when I was 5 years old. Without being vaccinated.
I’ve ridden that ferry hundreds of times since I was a lil boy...this is just lunacy. These leftist just can’t stop it.
Brings new meaning to the term stabbin’ cabin eh?
Hang the bastard.
It will be interesting to see if Galvestonians stand up against this nonsense....although....the comment of the lady from Bolivar, along with the recent arrest of the non-mask wearing granny (at a Galveston bank) make me wonder if they will.
Make way for the star-bellied Sneeches.
The world has gone mad.
Travel passports arriving.
Keiser’s nick is Bam Bam?
It went into warped speed (no pun intended) on Nov 4th 😢
That is a State Highway. Legally, this is like a roadblock on some random state highway. This is why you don’t let medical idiots dictate policy.
Any other State Highways this narrow-expertise idiot thinks he can issue commands over? Despite several hit TV shows, medical people are not experts at woodcraft, government, swimming, power tools, baseball, guns, maritime navigation, and many other varied topics.
Neither buy nor sell, nor work, nor travel unless you have the mark.
This is no different than the Mayor of San Angelo declaring at state highway entrances to the city, he can put up roadblocks and the non-vaccinated must wait for the vaccinated.
I grew up in the rice paddies between H town and the island. I can still smell the seaweed and diesel while riding that boat on the way to my families beach house on the peninsula. Years later My first master’s study area was the Bolivar peninsula I rode that ferry daily for a whole year while collecting field data. I always wondered why with such a short 10 min ride they wouldn’t just put in a submerged trench tunnel with thousands of feet of unconsolidated sands and silts that location is ideal for a trench float sink tunnel build.
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