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ChumpChange
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March 16th, 2021 at 3:46:26 PM permalink
Catching COVID to own the medical bills.
DRich
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March 16th, 2021 at 6:22:00 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

I got an appointment for my first shot, but they couldn't tell me if it will be a single shot or if a second will be needed. As explained to me, they will not know until the vaccines arrive that day if it is a one or two shot variety. My appointment is at 145 Thursday but they said to arrive early as they expect a long line of cars and to bring a book as I will be kept up to an hour after the shot is administered.
Really looking forward to this.



I got my first shot today and had a reservation. I waited in line about 1 hour 30 minutes and got the Moderna vaccine. Next appointment is in 4 weeks. No symptoms yet.
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AxelWolf
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March 17th, 2021 at 2:51:50 AM permalink
Quote: DRich

I got my first shot today and had a reservation. I waited in line about 1 hour 30 minutes and got the Moderna vaccine. Next appointment is in 4 weeks. No symptoms yet.
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I got my first shot a week or so back, I felt a little strange, but that's about it.
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
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March 18th, 2021 at 12:30:06 PM permalink
Quote: AxelWolf

I got my first shot a week or so back, I felt a little strange, but that's about it.



How did YOU get your vaccine weeks ago? You weren't of age at the time, even with medical conditions (which I am not asking about). Must be a who you know kind of thing. lol Whatever, I hope everyone gets vaccinated and is safe. :)

I got my vaccine yesterday, before my age group, but at doctors suggestion and arrangement. I am concerned about all the different stories hitting the news everyday about how vaccine might not be as effective against new variants. Parts of Europe are currently having big spikes with these new variants even as they are getting vaccinated and the U.S. has generally followed Europe a month or so later during this pandemic.

BUT, there comes a time, that you have to get on with life. You protect yourself as best you can, wear masks in public, maybe stay away from larger crowds and go on with life. That's were I am now. My situation of being higher risk has disrupted, not only my life, but the life of those immediately around me, in my case, my brother, who I share a residence with. He shuts down when I shutdown despite that I beg him not to.

So I am going to give it a couple weeks, as you are supposed to after vaccination (you really are supposed to wait 2 weeks after second vaccination, but I am not doing that) and then going about my life, taking precautions as best I can. My 2021 starts April 1.
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March 18th, 2021 at 12:48:10 PM permalink
Quote: kewlj

How did YOU get your vaccine weeks ago? You weren't of age at the time, even with medical conditions (which I am not asking about). Must be a who you know kind of thing. lol Whatever, I hope everyone gets vaccinated and is safe. :)

I got my vaccine yesterday, before my age group, but at doctors suggestion and arrangement. I am concerned about all the different stories hitting the news everyday about how vaccine might not be as effective against new variants. Parts of Europe are currently having big spikes with these new variants even as they are getting vaccinated and the U.S. has generally followed Europe a month or so later during this pandemic.

BUT, there comes a time, that you have to get on with life. You protect yourself as best you can, wear masks in public, maybe stay away from larger crowds and go on with life. That's were I am now. My situation of being higher risk has disrupted, not only my life, but the life of those immediately around me, in my case, my brother, who I share a residence with. He shuts down when I shutdown despite that I beg him not to.

So I am going to give it a couple weeks, as you are supposed to after vaccination (you really are supposed to wait 2 weeks after second vaccination, but I am not doing that) and then going about my life, taking precautions as best I can. My 2021 starts April 1.

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March 18th, 2021 at 12:49:41 PM permalink
Quote: kewlj

How did YOU get your vaccine weeks ago? You weren't of age at the time, even with medical conditions (which I am not asking about). Must be a who you know kind of thing. lol Whatever, I hope everyone gets vaccinated and is safe. :)

I got my vaccine yesterday, before my age group, but at doctors suggestion and arrangement. I am concerned about all the different stories hitting the news everyday about how vaccine might not be as effective against new variants. Parts of Europe are currently having big spikes with these new variants even as they are getting vaccinated and the U.S. has generally followed Europe a month or so later during this pandemic.

BUT, there comes a time, that you have to get on with life. You protect yourself as best you can, wear masks in public, maybe stay away from larger crowds and go on with life. That's were I am now. My situation of being higher risk has disrupted, not only my life, but the life of those immediately around me, in my case, my brother, who I share a residence with. He shuts down when I shutdown despite that I beg him not to.

So I am going to give it a couple weeks, as you are supposed to after vaccination (you really are supposed to wait 2 weeks after second vaccination, but I am not doing that) and then going about my life, taking precautions as best I can. My 2021 starts April 1.



So you isolated yourself for a year, and now, with the endzone in sight, you are going to go rogue. Can't wait the extra two weeks?
So how are you any different than AZ or his sort?
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March 18th, 2021 at 1:07:46 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

So you isolated yourself for a year, and now, with the endzone in sight, you are going to go rogue. Can't wait the extra two weeks?
So how are you any different than AZ or his sort?



Well, I haven't isolated for a year. After I had covid, I relied on medical opinion that I had some immunity for a period of time. They thought maybe 6 months back then and that appears to still be holding true. So after I recovered I got out and played most of June through October. Probably would have been better not playing and isolating as those months weren't great for me blackjack wise.

But fast forward the science currently says that you should wait 2 weeks after second vaccine for 100% protection, but that you are probably have 85% of that protection 2 weeks after first vaccine. I am ok with that. It is time for me to et back to my life and allow my brother to get back to his. It doesn't mean I am "going rouge". I will stay take every precaution I can. Wear mask, avoid crowds. Probably will seek out heads up situations with dealer, maybe 1 other player.

This is what I am comfortable with right now. It may change in the future. But good luck to you billryan. You do what you are comfortable with and I wish you well and good health.
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March 18th, 2021 at 3:35:30 PM permalink
I got my first shot today. It's the Moderna type so I have to go back in four weeks. There were three places in town to get the vaccine today. Around 1130, my friend called me to tell me the line at the hospital was about 100 cars long so I head over early for my 1:45 appointment. I go to the place the text directed me to and am told my appointment is at the other location, some four blocks away. Not a big deal as I have my car but it could have been problematic for many Seniors. There was no line at either of these locations. I was in and out very quickly, everything went fine and by 230 I was headed home.
Here is where it gets stupid. I was wearing a long sleeved shirt that I rolled up for the shot and the nurse rolled down.
I get home and take my shirt off( it's the first spring-like day in two weeks) to change to a short sleeve shirt. I take my glasses off, and as I'm changing I see in the mirror that the area where I got the shot looks purple, uneven, and just plain nasty. It took a micro-second to realize the nurse had put an over-sized purple and black puffy band-aid on the location. It was about 4x4 and almost gave me a heart attack.
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March 18th, 2021 at 3:52:40 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

So you isolated yourself for a year, and now, with the endzone in sight, you are going to go rogue. Can't wait the extra two weeks?
So how are you any different than AZ or his sort?



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March 18th, 2021 at 4:22:03 PM permalink
Quote: kewlj

How did YOU get your vaccine weeks ago? You weren't of age at the time, even with medical conditions (which I am not asking about). Must be a who you know kind of thing. lol Whatever, I hope everyone gets vaccinated and is safe.



Some pharmacies take anybody willing at the end of the day if other people didn't show up for their shot and they were going to have to dispose of the vaccines. Better to have it in someone's arm than in the trash.

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