Can Colorado Hospitals Turn Away Unvaccinated Patients?

An article from Red Voice Media, self-described as being owned by “patriots” and fighting “false narratives against conservatives,” claims that “Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D) signed an executive order this week that allows hospitals to turn away those who are unvaccinated against COVID-19.” 

According to the article, the executive order “makes it clear that it authorizes discrimination against those who are not vaccinated for COVID-19.”

The claim has also been widely shared on Twitter, with one user generating thousands of likes and retweets saying that: “The dem governor of Colorado, Jared Polis, signed an executive order for hospitals & ER’s to prioritize care to the vaccinated and turn away the Un-vaxed!! This cannot be lawful!”

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