Wisconsin hospital system ends partnership with unvaccinated Aaron Rodgers
A large Wisconsin nonprofit health care system Saturday ended his partnership with unvaccinated Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, citing the healthcare provider’s commitment to vaccinating people against Covid-19.
Prevea Health, which is based in Green Bay, has more than 80 healthcare facilities in northern, eastern, and western Wisconsin, including hospitals, clinics, and doctor’s offices. -19.
But Rodgers, who has been infected with Covid-19 and is unable to play on Sunday due to National Football League protocols, is not vaccinated, claiming on a radio show Friday that he had an allergy to mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna which prevented him from two of the three shots approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Rodgers, however, also pursued his own unproven remedies, which was apparently enough for the healthcare system to end his relationship with the Packers star quarterback.
âAaron has been a partner of Prevea Health, serving as a spokesperson for and supporting the health and wellness initiatives of the healthcare organization throughout Wisconsin, since 2012,â Prevea said in a statement on Saturday. . âPrevea Health remains deeply committed to protecting its patients, staff, providers and communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes encouraging and helping all eligible populations to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to prevent the virus from further affecting lives and livelihoods. “