Should Michigan Bars Require Vaccination Proof For Entry?
With the current surge of the Delta variant, what's next when it comes to protecting us from getting COVID-19?
There is a bar in Detroit that is now requiring proof or a negative COVID-19 test to enter their establishment. Will all Michigan bars follow this lead?
According to mlive.com:
Starting on July 30, Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. in Detroit, will ask for either papers or a phone image to prove vaccination or a negative test at the door.
We know what you're thinking, has it really come to this? Well apparently so.
Does this boil down to a trust issue or the fact that people can say anything to get into a bar or a restaurant these days without a care in the world?
We've all been reading or watching the latest information when it comes to the Delta variant. The Centers for Disease Control is definitely on board again regarding wearing masks for protection.
I can honestly say that this is the right thing to do based on the seriousness of this new strain of coronavirus.
"The Delta variant has proven to be more resilient against the vaccine and more transmissible in all environments, "bar management said. "As an establishment aiming to bring people close together, we feel it is our duty to limit transmission and proliferation of COVID-19 in any way possible so that the party can continue."
Down the road, the more people who become vaccinated, the better.
Currently there is no mandate on wearing masks for protection. However, the Centers for Disease Control highly recommends wearing masks in high transmission areas.
Mlive.com also tells us:
The nation's new dominant strain of coronavirus, the delta variant, is believed to be more infectious than previous strains and it could be spread easier from vaccinated to unvaccinated individuals.