An open letter to vaccine-hesitant folx

I probably don’t have anything new to say to you. I bet I don’t have anything to say that will change your mind. I suppose neither is the point of this. Truth told, I’ve got some shit to say, and I’m gonna say it.

I had a COVID scare this week. Actually, I’m having one as I type this. A person with whom I’m close had an exposure this week to someone who was unvaccinated and who now has COVID, and now every ache, every cool breeze, every hunger pang, tells me I have the ‘Rona. I’ve been vaccinated, so I’m not terribly worried about being hospitalized or dying…