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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Don Schimmel, 93, is a Navy World War II veteran who is trying to get a coronavirus vaccine. The VA in Ann Arbor said that he makes too much money to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. He isn’t looking for benefits, he just wants a vaccine. “You are rejected, over the income limit to receive medical treatment through the Department of Veterans Affairs,” the rejection letter stated. The letter informed him that any appointments or medications set for after Feb. 24 would be cancelled. Rep. Tim Walberg said that Congress should have seen that COVID shots were included in rules they gave the VA when it came to healthcare. Continue reading at the URL shown in the “Website Address” box above…

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