Corona Virus Now Spreading

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My parents have gotten their vaccines, as have my twin brother and his wife. We are getting together for Easter (just the six of us) and I'll be the only unvaccinated one. No idea when I'll get mine.

Both of my parents were fine after their first shot, but after their second my mom was sick with fever/aches/chills/headaches for a couple of days and felt fatigued for longer. I'll still get the shot but am fully expecting that to happen to me as I get similar with the flu vaccine every year.

Our county cases were trending downward, but despite being "cancelled" many students still celebrated Fake Patty's this last weekend and there were reports of house parties with hundreds of people. So we are all expecting another wave.
 

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They just announced that Category 1E (critical infrastructure workers) opens up on Monday. I wonder if I can make an appointment now for next week or if I have to wait for Monday.
 

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The next County over from us is vaccinating people left and right and have tons of available appointments. But you have to live in that County to get one. I signed my husband up in our County when it was first announced and heard nothing for months. I could have gotten vaccinated through work (law enforcement) but I don't want the shot. My husband does want it but said he's fine with waiting his turn.
 

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☹ On Monday all schools and nurseries in my area reopened, now, because of so many new infections, schools (apart from final year classes) will be closed again!
 

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Yep, a nearby town hosted the high school tournaments last week and now they're having an outbreak. Can't get complacent now.
 

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☹ On Monday all schools and nurseries in my area reopened, now, because of so many new infections, schools (apart from final year classes) will be closed again!
Our schools opened two weeks ago but I can see there may be an uptick in cases once the kids get back from Spring Break and everything will be 100% virtual again. I guess the one good thing is that only about 100 kids out of 1000 returned to in person school.
 

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My 2nd Pfizer dose is the 27th, but we're being destroyed by bodies again. We've only had 3 covid deaths come to us this week (so far) but we've had a HUGE uptick in "oversized" bodies (industry term, means 350lbs and up). There have been so many this week that we're back on 12+hr shifts and working through the weekend.
 

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I get my 2nd Moderna shot this coming Wednesday. It is the one that is supposed to pack a punch with the second shot but that's okay. The way I look at it is that I would be getting a good immune reaction to the shot and it doesn't pack a punch like COVID can especially for someone who is 65 like myself.
 

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Has anyone had any side effects from the Pfizer shot, either first or second? I doubt I'll get any, but I'd just like to be prepared.
 

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Has anyone had any side effects from the Pfizer shot, either first or second? I doubt I'll get any, but I'd just like to be prepared.
My mom didn’t but I have heard of lots of people who generally felt crappy for a day or two afterwards. Nothing major though
 

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Has anyone had any side effects from the Pfizer shot, either first or second? I doubt I'll get any, but I'd just like to be prepared.
Nothing after my 1st (I'm 37, so in your age range), and I get my 2nd on the 27th, so I'll be sure to let you know.
 

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Has anyone had any side effects from the Pfizer shot, either first or second? I doubt I'll get any, but I'd just like to be prepared.
I had the Pfizer. No reaction at all to the first shot which surprised me because I always have some kind of reaction to flu shots. About 12 hours after the second shot, I developed a mild headache and felt a little tired for about 24 hours. My arm was about as sore as it gets with a flu shot. So no biggie. My husband had no reaction to either shot.
 

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Has anyone had any side effects from the Pfizer shot, either first or second? I doubt I'll get any, but I'd just like to be prepared.
How are you doing this morning? I had the first dose of the Pfizer shot yesterday also and just have a sore arm.
 
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