Covid lockdown???

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kennyp2339

Minister of Fire
Feb 16, 2014
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Which "brand" did you get? Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca? I understand that the vaccines that require a second dose can be a pisser.
Moderna, my second dose is tomorrow morning at 11:40, heard that the second shot might have more noticeable side effects, so after work today I'll do my regular food shopping, get some laundry done, bring in some firewood just incase I'm under the weather Saturday evening / Sunday, but all in all I'm not really to worried about it.
 
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Sodbuster

Minister of Fire
Sep 22, 2012
1,499
Michigan
Moderna, my second dose is tomorrow morning at 11:40, heard that the second shot might have more noticeable side effects, so after work today I'll do my regular food shopping, get some laundry done, bring in some firewood just incase I'm under the weather Saturday evening / Sunday, but all in all I'm not really to worried about it.
Please keep apprised of how it went and what side effects you had. I'm not eligible for mine until mid to late summer according to the news.
 

kennyp2339

Minister of Fire
Feb 16, 2014
5,776
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Please keep apprised of how it went and what side effects you had. I'm not eligible for mine until mid to late summer according to the news.
Received my second shot yesterday at 11am, I asked the nurse if side effects where to be expected, she advised that depending on the type of immune system you have you may feel ill (like a "light flu") or nothing at all, but on my card there is a website to report side effects.
Got the shot, waited the 15min and walked out the door, went about my day as usual, (took the machine and put the big snow bucket on it, moved snow around / make cat trails for my buddy)
By 5pm I noticed more soreness in my shot area, by 7pm it felt like it was midnight to me (also might have been from being outside in the cold for 8hrs puttzing around) by 7:30 I was in bed and I think I fell asleep somewhere between 8 / 8:30. During the night I def tossed and turned, I had a dream that I wasnt warm??? (possibly low grade fever) rolled onto my shoulder that I got the shot on and woke up, its nearly 5am, took my temp and I'm sitting at 99.8 with a slight headache (the kind you get one you have one to many beers, its there but its not there either) so I took some Advil with my coffee and now I'm making plans to hit the ski mountain at 8am, providing the slight fever comes down.
This might sound off putting to some people and a reason why not to get the shot, to me the second dose is like a booster, and honestly having a few side effects is telling me that my body already made good immunity to the first dose and has the necessary recognizing tools to fight if I were to get a real exposure, the second dose re-affirms the first dose so your body doesnt accidently purge the whole thing, kind of like the hepatitis shots.
 
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Sodbuster

Minister of Fire
Sep 22, 2012
1,499
Michigan
Received my second shot yesterday at 11am, I asked the nurse if side effects where to be expected, she advised that depending on the type of immune system you have you may feel ill (like a "light flu") or nothing at all, but on my card there is a website to report side effects.
Got the shot, waited the 15min and walked out the door, went about my day as usual, (took the machine and put the big snow bucket on it, moved snow around / make cat trails for my buddy)
By 5pm I noticed more soreness in my shot area, by 7pm it felt like it was midnight to me (also might have been from being outside in the cold for 8hrs puttzing around) by 7:30 I was in bed and I think I fell asleep somewhere between 8 / 8:30. During the night I def tossed and turned, I had a dream that I wasnt warm??? (possibly low grade fever) rolled onto my shoulder that I got the shot on and woke up, its nearly 5am, took my temp and I'm sitting at 99.8 with a slight headache (the kind you get one you have one to many beers, its there but its not there either) so I took some Advil with my coffee and now I'm making plans to hit the ski mountain at 8am, providing the slight fever comes down.
This might sound off putting to some people and a reason why not to get the shot, to me the second dose is like a booster, and honestly having a few side effects is telling me that my body already made good immunity to the first dose and has the necessary recognizing tools to fight if I were to get a real exposure, the second dose re-affirms the first dose so your body doesnt accidently purge the whole thing, kind of like the hepatitis shots.
That doesn't sound too bad, not compared to getting covid.
 
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Sodbuster

Minister of Fire
Sep 22, 2012
1,499
Michigan
Speaking of small business's our local Burger King went out of business, not that I went there, under Dr's order to drop some weight, but the signs are down and everything.
 
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tlc1976

Minister of Fire
Oct 7, 2012
759
Northwest Lower Michigan
Speaking of small business's our local Burger King went out of business, not that I went there, under Dr's order to drop some weight, but the signs are down and everything.
Almost all the BKs in my area closed up last year. Was told the same guy owns all the franchises in the area and didn’t want to do the required renovations to renew the leases so he just closed them. Now McDonald’s is getting all their business and the line is out to the road every day.
 

mcdougy

Minister of Fire
Apr 15, 2014
648
ontario
Almost all the BKs in my area closed up last year. Was told the same guy owns all the franchises in the area and didn’t want to do the required renovations to renew the leases so he just closed them. Now McDonald’s is getting all their business and the line is out to the road every day.
Any Tim Horton's opening instead? I believe BK owns TH now
 

tlc1976

Minister of Fire
Oct 7, 2012
759
Northwest Lower Michigan

firefighterjake

Minister of Fire
Jul 22, 2008
19,384
Unity/Bangor, Maine
Almost all the BKs in my area closed up last year. Was told the same guy owns all the franchises in the area and didn’t want to do the required renovations to renew the leases so he just closed them. Now McDonald’s is getting all their business and the line is out to the road every day.
Same here . . . guy owned several and only kept one open. Rumor had it the reason was the same as you mentioned . . . a need to do required renovations.
 

tlc1976

Minister of Fire
Oct 7, 2012
759
Northwest Lower Michigan
So you all are worried about Covid but will go to BK and others for food ;? Can't make it up
BK and others drive thru is safer than being indoors in a zoo of people in the grocery store.
 

SpaceBus

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Nov 18, 2018
5,945
Downeast Maine
 

begreen

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Nov 18, 2005
88,194
South Puget Sound, WA

Grizzerbear

Minister of Fire
Feb 12, 2019
1,011
SW Missoura
The wife and another nurse administered 300 shots today at the YMCA. They did 4 or 500 two weeks ago. The weather this last two weeks has really hindered progress but they are full steam ahead now that it has cleared up. She admittedly said it is boring and getting monotonous but she is glad folks are getting them.
 
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begreen

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Nov 18, 2005
88,194
South Puget Sound, WA
The wife and another nurse administered 300 shots today at the YMCA. They did 4 or 500 two weeks ago. The weather this last two weeks has really hindered progress but they are full steam ahead now that it has cleared up. She admittedly said it is boring and getting monotonous but she is glad folks are getting them.
Please thank her for all of us. Her work is important and appreciated.
 

thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
13,638
Foothills of The Adirondacks
New Covid Cases in February

Our County

2/1/21 – 36
2/2 – 40
2/3 – 43
2/4 – 53
2/5 – 54
2/6 – 64
2/7 – 25
2/8 – 34
2/9 – 64
2/10 – 63
2/11 – 44
2/12 – 75
2/13 – 81
2/14 – 42
2/15 – 23
2/16 – 24
2/17 – 69
2/18 – 63
2/19 – 57
2/20 – 47
2/21 – 24
2/22 - 35
Hopefully the cases continue to drop. The NYS vaccination site in Potsdam NY is being run great and being used pretty good.
 
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begreen

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Staff member
Nov 18, 2005
88,194
South Puget Sound, WA
We are seeing a notable decline in February as well. There is a way to go, but with amped-up vaccinations, we hope to see this trend continue.
 
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peakbagger

Minister of Fire
Jul 11, 2008
6,346
Northern NH
In NH, its hitting the big colleges, mostly off campus students. Most are asymptomatic, but they spread it into the local population. The big change is the nursing homes are mostly immunized and their residents are no longer flooding the hospital system. The numbers definitely are dropping, hospitals critical care units have lot lower population.

The big issue is now the impact of spring break superpreaders bringing in the different strains back into the area.
 
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thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
13,638
Foothills of The Adirondacks
We had 36 today, hopefully the cases keep falling.

We have four colleges within about 20 miles of us, over in Canton NY they've held down the cases, one college is private and the other is a state run college.

In Potsdam NY, the private college went to remote learning and it paused sports because of an outbreak of cases and the state run school did the same for a time.
 

begreen

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Staff member
Nov 18, 2005
88,194
South Puget Sound, WA
Got the second Pfizer shot on Wed. No real side effects other than a slightly sore arm yesterday but not noticeable today. The nurse that checked on us said that younger people seem to have more noticeable immune reactions, though my son didn't have a whole lot either. It's an individual thing. She also said that it would take 2-3 weeks to build up to full immunity.
 

tlc1976

Minister of Fire
Oct 7, 2012
759
Northwest Lower Michigan
I’ve been wondering if the people who had strong reactions to the shot are the ones who would have gotten very sick or died had they got Covid first.
 

Sodbuster

Minister of Fire
Sep 22, 2012
1,499
Michigan
So you all are worried about Covid but will go to BK and others for food ;? Can't make it up
I never went there, I don't eat fast food. My point was mainly to note that they went out of business, and that peoples jobs were lost.