Businesses hosting pop-up vaccine clinics taken aback by threats – CBC

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Businesses hosting pop-up vaccine clinics taken aback by threats – CBC

by tmnationtalk on September 15, 202120 Views

Other businesses say have only received community support for hosting clinics

Sep 15, 2021

Some Ottawa businesses taking part in pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics say they have received threats of vandalism and violence.

Michael Wood, a business advocate in the city, says he was approached by Ottawa Public Health to help businesses apply to host the clinics, which started last week.

Wood saw it as a way for people to get the shot in a more comfortable setting and get people back in businesses and potentially avoid another lockdown. So he was taken aback by some of the vitriol directed his way.

“I have received an onslaught of messages, everything from saying that if it was Germany in the ’40s I would have stood there and watched people be loaded into the cars, all the way up to, you know, a potential death threat,” Wood said.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ottawa-businesses-pop-up-vaccine-clinics-1.6175785

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