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Response to MichMan (Reply #13)

Sat Jun 5, 2021, 12:53 PM

14. Yes

there can be an "either/or", i.e., something related to caretaking of parents/grandparents or other family members (spouse, sibling, aunt/uncle, etc), which more and more is a huge issue.

As they are finding out, there are many elderly and disabled who are not at a facility (unable to afford one or unwilling to go in one) and are being taken care of "at home". And these are the people who many municipalities, including my own here in Philly, realized existed in larger numbers than they were aware of, when it came to getting the vaccines to the vulnerable.

Those folks were NOT going to "go downtown to the PA Convention Center and stand in line" to get vaccinated. Many are not ambulatory and are being cared for at home - either by relatives, neighbors, or by some individual home healthcare worker who was arranged for them. Being reimbursed for that would go a long way.

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