by Denis G Antoine
Getting vaccinated is a personal responsibility, but also an accountable decision of responsible citizens.
Grenadians in the diaspora observe that Grenadians in-country are the least vaccinated citizens against Covid-19 in Caricom. However, the statistics also show that Grenada is one of the countries in Caricom with the lowest incidence of Covid-19 cases.
The fact that the citizens of Grenada to date, have been spared from more devastating scourge of the virus, must be attributed to the very prompt actions, taken by the Government, to put in place sensible protocols aimed at prevention and safety for the protection of all citizens.
Getting vaccinated is a personal responsibility, but it is also a very accountable decision of a responsible citizen, for the greater good. Grenadians in the diaspora are calling on fellow Grenadians at home to help protect themselves, their families, and the country by getting vaccinated.
Being vaccinated is being protected, and enabled to reengage. Grenadian families and friends in the diaspora want to come home more freely. A vaccination record liberates a person to go with less risk, to places where there is now conditional access. Grenadians in the diaspora applaud the new entry requirements for fully vaccinated persons, which will begin on 1 May 2021. The diaspora is getting vaccinated and ready to visit and restock organic rum and spices.
Grenadians in the diaspora are asking all Grenadians to get vaccinated so we can all feel safer. Consult your doctor, talk with your health professionals, make informed decisions, and don’t listen to what “they say.” Please be careful with some of the careless and ill-informed postings on social media. Getting vaccinated is about our economic and social independence, and about the future of our country.