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Have you been vaccinated for COVID-19?

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Have you been vaccinated for COVID-19?

  • Yes both shots

    Votes: 49 80.3%
  • Just the first

    Votes: 7 11.5%
  • Nope. Not going to happen.

    Votes: 1 1.6%
  • Trying to get an appointment.

    Votes: 2 3.3%
  • Something else I'll explain in the comments.

    Votes: 1 1.6%
  • Not eligible yet where I am.

    Votes: 1 1.6%

  • Total voters
    61
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As an older diabetic, I took the earliest shots I could get. Was so happy when I got jabbed! Was pleased with how my state ran the clinics giving shots -- they processed a lot of people, quickly.

Wasn't offered a choice of vaccines, didn't care, was given Moderna. I had no side-effects on the first shot, and only mild ones for two days on the second. We've started venturing out again to dine out & etc, and it's weird, and oh so lovely.
 

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I've had two. Was the last one in my family, thanks to my (relative) youth, and my health. Maybe a little tired each time, but no real side effects.

I'm still tending toward wearing a mask at places like the grocery store, and when entering and leaving restaurants. (Restaurants! Yikes!) I'd say I'm seeing about a 50/50 split on that. I haven't seen anyone get harassed either way.

The Kid had one friend with not really anti-vaxx parents, but vaxx-blasé parents. Friend is getting their second shot tomorrow.
 
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I had my second shot on March 17. I'm a caregiver for my mom. The community residents were all vaccinated en masse.

I was surprised (and horrified) to discover some of the staff where she went for rehab post hip surgery did not wear masks, and weren't getting the vaccine.

I was also surprised by the hostility from some people about the fact that I already have had both shots.
 

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I was also surprised by the hostility from some people about the fact that I already have had both shots.
Sorry to hear that. That "vaccination" has been politicized makes me uneasy and sad.
 

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I got my shots in April. The first shot wiped me out for a few hours (just slept through the middle of the day, no aches or pains) and the second shot was no issue at all.

People here are still mostly masking up, for sure inside but also outside in crowds, but not so much when just out and about. I've been unmasked in a few indoor situations, and it's one minute not noticing followed by "holy crap where are peoples' masks?!?!?"
 
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Had my second AZ shot last week. Had a sore arm, mild fever and headache for a few days as with the first. But this time around have some added minor , but annoying menstrual issues. My other half is having his second this weekend. Hoping he has a better time. He had full on flu-type symptoms with his first back in March. Floored him for nearly two weeks.
 

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Haven't voted on the poll yet as 2nd dose is coming up so my answer will be different by the end of this month. Originally when I booked my first dose (via NHS website) it looked like I was going to have to go all the way to Southampton (in the next county an hour away by car or train) to get my 2nd dose and also wait until July, but I called the booking line more recently and not only did I get a booking in June and in the town where I live, it's at my local 24 hr pharmacy so I can walk there.

There's no choice of vaccine on the NHS and I was given the AstraZeneca one, and as far as I know the 2nd dose will be the same. My kids have not been vaccinated yet because in the NHS's order of priority, they don't have any medical conditions that warrant getting it ahead of their age group and the NHS was still on the thirty somethings last time I checked, but maybe starting to invite 20 somethings now (it's suddenly moving a lot faster because they have increased the programme's capacity because they are concerned about the Delta variant). I'm expecting they'll vaccinate through the schools once they get to the kids. My parents were vaccinated ages ago as their age group was much higher up the priority list.

I got weird side affects with dose 1, sore arm (sore enough to wake me up in the night when I rolled onto it!) and feeling like I was about to come down with a fever but never actually getting a fever. Fine now. Waiting to see how dose 2 will be.

Masks are still required here on buses, in shops etc (except for people who are exempt) just in case people who are vaccinated can still spread it. Waiting to see if that will change on June 21st (BoJo's Big Announcement day).
 

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Both shots. Pfizer. Mrs. Horseradish got clobbered by the second one and was down for the count for two days. I felt like Superman and had more energy than I've had in years. The day of the second one I was actually running up and down the stairs trying to burn off energy. I think it may have been the feeling of that Titan-sized weight being off of my chest.
 

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Got both of mine (Team Pfizer). First one just made my arm hurt and I got very tired at bedtime. Second one made me feel like I had a rotten cold, without the respiratory issues. I was just achy, tired, and blah the day after. Ran a low-grade (for me) fever.
 

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I received both shots with Pfizer. The first one was easy. I received the second one a few hours before a Board of Directors meeting by Zoom. I had some funky stuff happen like I was disoriented and could feel fireworks going off in my brain. Right after the fireworks stopped I had this overwhelming desire to burst into tears! Luckily they didn't last long and I went my turn came to speak I warned the other directors I may be a bit off.:oops:
 

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I had my second Pfizer dose in early May and what a relief it is! I still find myself needing to adjust my thinking. Though it's not 100% effective, it is still highly effective. Entering the world again has been a mental process!

As for my side effects, they were manageable. Dull headache, mild fatigue, hot flashes, minor backache, and my underarm got pretty tender.
 

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I took the earliest appointment I could get. I was glad to get it. Johnson and Johnson was what the vaccine site I went to had, so only one dose.