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Unknown Beatle

(2,671 posts)
Thu Apr 29, 2021, 10:41 PM Apr 2021

Covid-19 Vaccination Poll

I got my second Moderna shot last week. What a relief. I still wear a mask when I go out though. I've known about people not wearing masks because they've gotten both vaccine shots (or one J&J, whatever the case may be) and they feel safe. They don't understand that it's not about them but about the greater good of the community at large.


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0 shots. I'm not planning on getting any covid vaccine shots because they have trackers in them.
0 (0%)
0 shots. I plan on getting vaccinated against the covid virus but I'm waiting for an appointment.
3 (4%)
1 shot. That's all I'm getting even though I need two.
0 (0%)
1 shot. I got injected with the J&J vaccine and that's all I need.
2 (3%)
1 shot. I'm waiting for my second vaccine shot soon.
11 (15%)
2 shots. Horray! I made it.
56 (78%)
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Covid-19 Vaccination Poll (Original Post) Unknown Beatle Apr 2021 OP
J&J on April 9 but wear my mask out of respect for others and to model civil behavior CoopersDad Apr 2021 #1
I turned green after the second shot ColinC Apr 2021 #2
Hulk smash!!!! Initech Apr 2021 #4
Fully vaxxed, one week in, no side effects! Initech Apr 2021 #3
OK, So Who Is Going To Vote For The First Option About Trackers? SoCalDavidS Apr 2021 #5
Two shots are better than one, but one shot is really good protection against severe Covid. Peppertoo Apr 2021 #8
Not Getting The Second Shot Is A Cop Out SoCalDavidS Apr 2021 #11
Two is better than one, but the benefits to having one is great. Peppertoo Apr 2021 #14
Still A Cop Out Not Getting Second Shot SoCalDavidS May 2021 #16
Skipping vaccine #2 is NOT advisable, and not excusable. Would you agree with that statement? flibbitygiblets May 2021 #19
It is not advisable - but from the science I am reading it is much like taking the one and done J&J Peppertoo May 2021 #20
I don't know what science you are reading. LisaL May 2021 #24
I'm getting vaccinated BECAUSE of the trackers. Buns_of_Fire Apr 2021 #9
🤣 flibbitygiblets May 2021 #21
Got my J&J one and done on March 26. PoindexterOglethorpe Apr 2021 #6
You Can't Wait A Little Longer Before Bringing Neighbors Together For A Block Party? SoCalDavidS Apr 2021 #12
I'm thinking June. PoindexterOglethorpe Apr 2021 #13
A friend got his chip installed right at Microsoft. nilram Apr 2021 #7
I got the J&J 5 weeks ago. StarryNite Apr 2021 #10
Got my 1st Pfizer shot 2 weeks ago and my 2nd is a week from today In It to Win It Apr 2021 #15
Got my second Moderna shot about six hours ago. Iggo May 2021 #17
Way to go. Unknown Beatle May 2021 #18
One more option should be between the first two Polybius May 2021 #22
J&J last month, feeling great! JuJuChen May 2021 #23

CoopersDad

(2,176 posts)
1. J&J on April 9 but wear my mask out of respect for others and to model civil behavior
Thu Apr 29, 2021, 11:33 PM
Apr 2021

I thank the Sutter Health hotline that checked every nearby county until she found a physical location with a Johnson and Johnson dose for me and she made the appointment, as well.

Thank you Pioneer Pharmacy in Dos Palos, CA, population 5,351.



ColinC

(8,119 posts)
2. I turned green after the second shot
Thu Apr 29, 2021, 11:44 PM
Apr 2021

Now every time I'm angry, I lose time and go on violent rampages as a giant green monster. Super weird.


Don't be a part of this deranged government experiment!

SoCalDavidS

(9,998 posts)
5. OK, So Who Is Going To Vote For The First Option About Trackers?
Thu Apr 29, 2021, 11:50 PM
Apr 2021

The one about not getting a 2nd shot is also nice. Screams, I'm an A-Hole, and I'm not afraid to profess it here.

SoCalDavidS

(9,998 posts)
11. Not Getting The Second Shot Is A Cop Out
Fri Apr 30, 2021, 07:28 PM
Apr 2021

Some are having issues after the second shot, but they all pass within 12-24 hours. And none of these issues involve death, so anyone who gets the first shot and not the second, is a Loser IMO. I don't care if it provides 75% protection, it doesn't offer 95%, and so it's insufficient.

Peppertoo

(435 posts)
14. Two is better than one, but the benefits to having one is great.
Fri Apr 30, 2021, 07:39 PM
Apr 2021

A 75 percent reduction in transmission is great.

SoCalDavidS

(9,998 posts)
16. Still A Cop Out Not Getting Second Shot
Sat May 1, 2021, 12:11 AM
May 2021

I'm not going to debate the fact that 1 shot is better than none. But if you're overweight, and set a goal of losing 30 pounds, you don't declare victory after losing 20, and saying that it's better than nothing. You finish the job.

There's no valid reason for not getting the full dosage. None. If people were dropping dead from the 2nd shot, that would be one thing. But I fail to see why someone would do it half assed.

flibbitygiblets

(7,220 posts)
19. Skipping vaccine #2 is NOT advisable, and not excusable. Would you agree with that statement?
Sat May 1, 2021, 06:23 PM
May 2021

And welcome to DU.

Peppertoo

(435 posts)
20. It is not advisable - but from the science I am reading it is much like taking the one and done J&J
Sat May 1, 2021, 07:29 PM
May 2021

I would rather people take both, but one is a lot better than none.

Thanks for the welcome.

LisaL

(44,956 posts)
24. I don't know what science you are reading.
Sat May 1, 2021, 09:36 PM
May 2021

The reason both Moderna and Pfizer went with 2 shots rather than one, is that one shot did not produce a lot of antibodies.
After second shot, antibody levels go up dramatically.
And because of all the variants circulating, we are going to need all those antibodies.

Buns_of_Fire

(17,040 posts)
9. I'm getting vaccinated BECAUSE of the trackers.
Fri Apr 30, 2021, 06:54 PM
Apr 2021

It's easier than sewing my name and address on all my underwear.

PoindexterOglethorpe

(25,598 posts)
6. Got my J&J one and done on March 26.
Thu Apr 29, 2021, 11:52 PM
Apr 2021

I don't wear a mask when out walking, but I still wear one in stores. I am still hoping to plan a block party in my small neighborhood sometime soon, when the weather is better. I live in a kind of double cul-de-sac, think the Greek letter PI, with two ends that would be perfect for such a block party. I've been telling residents about my plan since last summer, and it may well be time to make it happen. Maybe do it over Memorial Day weekend?

While I'm better at staying home than a lot of people, I'm ready to get out and be in touch with others.

On a personal note, I had a heart attack right before Christmas, and my wonderful sister drove from Kansas to Santa Fe to be with me shortly after. We had not seen each other for over a year, and our time together was wonderful. She took excellent care of me. I am thinking of visiting her over the Fourth of July, in part because our brother has an apartment with a wonderful view of fireworks. Plus, of course seeing her, her three children, and her grandchildren. Hooray for family!

SoCalDavidS

(9,998 posts)
12. You Can't Wait A Little Longer Before Bringing Neighbors Together For A Block Party?
Fri Apr 30, 2021, 07:33 PM
Apr 2021

If everyone has been vaccinated, it's fine. Otherwise, speaking for myself, I would not want to interact in close proximity with a group of people at a party.

I'm looking at July/August before I feel comfortable being within a large group of people, eating, drinking and not wearing masks.

PoindexterOglethorpe

(25,598 posts)
13. I'm thinking June.
Fri Apr 30, 2021, 07:38 PM
Apr 2021

This neighborhood is not very large, and there's plenty of outdoor space. Personally, I will feel just fine.

I also live in Santa Fe, NM, where people have been incredibly good about wearing masks. When I took my walk today to my nearby park I was the only unmasked person there, even though the CDC tells us we are all fine outside, in the open air, without masks.

More to the point, all of us should do what we feel comfortable doing.

nilram

(2,863 posts)
7. A friend got his chip installed right at Microsoft.
Fri Apr 30, 2021, 06:28 PM
Apr 2021

I’m so jealous, probably much more up to date than mine.

StarryNite

(9,244 posts)
10. I got the J&J 5 weeks ago.
Fri Apr 30, 2021, 07:03 PM
Apr 2021

I haven't changed much except that I usually only wear one mask now instead of double masking. I look at that vaccination as one more layer of protection. I don't know when I will feel comfortable going maskless in stores. I'm not even close to being ready to eat in restaurants yet.

Polybius

(14,997 posts)
22. One more option should be between the first two
Sat May 1, 2021, 09:15 PM
May 2021

0 shots. I plan on getting vaccinated against the Covid virus but I'm gonna wait it out for a bit.

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