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2 minutes ago, Billy Z said:

I am a bit confused on the new mask mandates. Since I have been vaccinated they say I don't have to wear a mask? Can I go shopping without a mask, or should I be concerned about close quarters with other shoppers? Church? Restaurants? I haven't looked over the new guidelines close enough yet, but I just got back from CVS and I continue to wear my mask.

The guidance is that you can go back to normal minus certain activities like air travel where you might be closer quarters with potentially infected people.  There is also very little risk, per the research, that even if you are infected that it would be serious or you would spread to others.   Very good news for people with young kids.

my wife and I are taking it slow nonetheless.   We are going to see where the numbers are before we go back to the gym, but things are looking good.

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1 minute ago, David in FL said:

As long as it didn’t involve injecting something that we don’t understand the extent of the side affects yet...  🙂

Well, it does involve bleach...

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I think the efficacy has been proven, period. When vaccinated groups start showing more resistance than unvac'd groups, to me that is proof.
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 5 minutes ago, David in FL said:

Until we know more about the efficacy of the vaccine

 

 

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2 minutes ago, David in FL said:

As long as it didn’t involve injecting something that we don’t understand the extent of the side affects yet...  🙂

Have you read the science on this?  Where are you getting your information? This isn’t like some random policy where there are different rules for different people.  The same people who develop, produce and advocated for these vaccines were among the first people taking them.

I have a fear of foreign things in my body.   I don’t like to take medicine if I think my immune system benefits from beating something on its own.   I read up and got my first shot as soon as I could.   It’s the right thing to do.

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1 minute ago, imsys0042 said:

Have you read the science on this?  Where are you getting your information? This isn’t like some random policy where there are different rules for different people.  The same people who develop, produce and advocated for these vaccines were among the first people taking them.

I have a fear of foreign things in my body.   I don’t like to take medicine if I think my immune system benefits from beating something on its own.   I read up and got my first shot as soon as I could.   It’s the right thing to do.

David in FL.... listen to this guy...

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1 minute ago, imsys0042 said:

Have you read the science on this?  Where are you getting your information? This isn’t like some random policy where there are different rules for different people.  The same people who develop, produce and advocated for these vaccines were among the first people taking them.

I have a fear of foreign things in my body.   I don’t like to take medicine if I think my immune system benefits from beating something on its own.   I read up and got my first shot as soon as I could.   It’s the right thing to do.

I genuinely applaud you for doing what you feel was the right thing for you to do.  
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Just now, David in FL said:

I genuinely applaud you for doing what you feel was the right thing for you to do.  
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Since you aren’t getting the shot, can you please put masks on those emojis?

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4 minutes ago, imsys0042 said:

Since you aren’t getting the shot, can you please put masks on those emojis?

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2 minutes ago, Double Mocha Man said:

😷

Bravo!

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I get the fear about long term effects if you think about COVID as some magic novel never encountered virus but once you remember it is just a strain of the cold then it is hard to really believe the medical technology behind the vaccine is so poorly understood that it could lead to such issues.

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35 minutes ago, David in FL said:

As long as it didn’t involve injecting something that we don’t understand the extent of the side affects yet...  🙂

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29 minutes ago, imsys0042 said:

Have you read the science on this? Where are you getting your information? This isn’t like some random policy where there are different rules for different people. The same people who develop, produce and advocated for these vaccines were among the first people taking them.

I have a fear of foreign things in my body. I don’t like to take medicine if I think my immune system benefits from beating something on its own. I read up and got my first shot as soon as I could. It’s the right thing to do.

QFT.

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2 hours ago, iacas said:

I didn't have to get tested at the NCAA National Championship (nor did one of my players) because we were both well beyond our two-weeks-post-second-shot date. We had to show proof, and then we got to skip the every-other-day testing that everyone else had to undergo.

Same deal here, basically.

Do you carry your vaccine card or just a picture of it on your phone?

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4 hours ago, iacas said:

Utterly ridiculous (as it was in PA last April) that golfers can't play golf in Ontario.

I agree. I think it was a different situation more than a year ago when we didn't know what we know now.

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43 minutes ago, billchao said:

Do you carry your vaccine card or just a picture of it on your phone?

My card is at home in our safety box.

I only needed a photo at the NCAAs. And my regular ID (I used my school ID).

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  I had my first shot of the AZ a few weeks ago. I felt a fever coming on about 12 hours later, and spent about a day and half feeling like the poo.  After that it was pretty smooth sailing.

 

  Of course, now Canada is looking to be in short supply of follow up shots with that vaccine, and the Pfizer became readily available about a week later.  That's my luck, but I'm glad that i at least have one shot so far.

 

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7 hours ago, iacas said:

My card is at home in our safety box.

I only needed a photo at the NCAAs. And my regular ID (I used my school ID).

Did they want just the front or both sides? There really nothing on the back of mine.

10 hours ago, David in FL said:

As long as it didn’t involve injecting something that we don’t understand the extent of the side affects yet...  🙂

So when you refused to take all the required vaccines for enlistment into the Marines, what did they say?

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18 minutes ago, boogielicious said:

Did they want just the front or both sides? There really nothing on the back of mine.

So when you refused to take all the required vaccines for enlistment into the Marines, what did they say?

Have you read my previous posts?  

I’m not anti-vac at all.  Just waiting till we know more about this one.  

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9 minutes ago, David in FL said:

Have you read my previous posts?  

I’m not anti-vac at all.  Just waiting till we know more about this one.  

You have all you need to know about the Pfizer, Moderna and J&J vaccines. The same methods to show efficacy and side effects for all other vaccines have been used on these. And these COVID-19 vaccines are showing to be more effective and have less side effects than previous vaccines. Please David, just get the vaccine.

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