An Open Letter To The Vaccination Credential Initiative.
TO: VCI™ Steering Group -- Mayo Clinic, MITRE Corporation, Microsoft, The Commons Project Foundation, Evernorth, CARIN Alliance, UC San Diego Health, Apple
You have made an inappropriate and ill-considered decision:
to remove MyIR:
from your list of valid/verified SMART® Health Card issuers:
As you know, MyIR has become the official recordkeeper for the immunization records maintained by eight government organizations (Arizona, DC, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Dakota, Washington, West Virginia), representing over 31 million people. So you are, in effect, denying millions of folks the opportunity to obtain the SMART® Health Cards that would enable them to safely return to work, school and travel.
Plus, you're perpetuating a double standard, by allowing Docket® (another third-party aggregator) to issue SMART® Health Cards for the people of New Jersey and Utah.
Alan C. Baird
December 7 update: it's back (MyIR) and verified, after the November 24 tweet.
December 11 update: Tweet to AZ Dept of Health:
Please make sure Arizona becomes listed as a valid/verified issuer of SMART Health Cards:
Otherwise, the cards currently issued by MyIR, your subcontractor, will soon become useless: