Orange County Insight 02 2021

Ted Talk

“ I am not throwing away my shot! ”

A refrain by the title character in the Broadway hit “ Hamilton ” is “ I am not Hamilton seeks to make history, command a revolutionary war unit, and influence how our young nation ’ s government is organized. He wants to make an impact. We all have the opportunity, and perhaps the responsibility, to make an impact on history and our nation, by getting vaccinated when it is our turn. throwing away my shot! ” To put this pandemic in the history books and get it off the front page of our daily lives, we need to strive for “ herd immunity. ” This means that roughly 80% of our population will need to be protected from the SARS - COV - 2 virus through developing a strong immune response by recovering from the disease itself or getting vaccinated. I plan to avoid getting sick so I will be fully vaccinated. I encourage Orange County employees and citizens to do the same. We will all have to remain patient while vaccine supply catches up to demand, but when the time comes, don ’ t throw away your shot!

- Ted Voorhees, Orange County Administrator

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Cover image: Old Courthouse by Stephanie Straub

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