Covid vaccine and you

Disney World opens a vaccine site for its employees

Disney confirmed a limited number of employees signed up for appointments and received the Pfizer vaccine starting Tuesday at its health clinic near Epcot.
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Liner skills used today. I am scheduled through my doctor for two weeks, but got an appointment for tomorrow so yippie!!

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Drive a couple hundred miles south and lie. We have plenty of vaccine, I’m afraid it’s going to go unused. That is, if the border is open? :thinking:

Mine was significantly worse. It shot right down to my fingers almost immediately after getting the second shot, to the point where I thought they hit a nerve. By the next morning I couldn’t move my arm because it was so painful. Fast forward 24 hrs later, it was basically gone except for the injection site (as well as all my flu-like symptoms).

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I’m sorry, thankfully it was only for the 24 hours (though it was a really rough 24 hours…).

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Border still closed :stuck_out_tongue: So nope, can’t do it LOL (…and while I could fly, I’d be stuck with a 3 Day Hotel Quarantine upon return that’s around $300/night) I can’t wait until this is all over and I can GO PLACES!

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Beginning later this month, NH will open vaccination to everyone age 16+ even if you are not a NH resident

If anyone wants to make a road trip, let me know and I can let you know where to stay and stuff :slight_smile:

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They just announced that in MA. Yay!

I got my 1st Pfizer this morning. My arm is a little sore and I’m a little tired, but feeling good. I let my arm just hang loose as @OBNurseNH (I think it was you) suggested and didn’t really feel anything. Soreness is no worse than a flu shot. Going to drink some more water now…

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Got Pfizer #1 … now the up to 16 week wait for #2. I’ll take it, still provides 80% protection.

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Where are you?

Alberta, Canada

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:partying_face::partying_face::partying_face::partying_face: DH’s #2 Pfizer done. 2xDDs #2 Moderna scheduled. DS-18 #2 Pfizer on 4/26. My DS, DiL in CO aren’t getting anywhere though; He’s AD-Army too ???

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I saw the same report from a different source yesterday. At this point, we don’t know if it is nothing more than a statistical anomaly or something else. Trouble is, if the news covers it, it can be alarmist. If the don’t cover it, it can be, well, a cover up! So, it is wait and see, I guess.

In the meantime, my DS21 is scheduled to get his J&J vaccine next week through U of M. Tonight at 10:00 pm, more appointments open up near us, so hoping to score one for DD17 and DS19.

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I hope they figure this out quickly. If I get a vax it will be J&J.

Colorado had a similar interruption.

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Fainting is a very common side effect of many vaccines. There are certain ones we will hold the patient for a period of time after giving them because it is so common.

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It also becomes almost a hysteria phenomenon. One person sees another faint from the shot, anxiety shoots into overdrive, thinks there’s a problem, and faints themselves. And then the next one, and so on.

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That said, I’m not worried… (even after the unlucky Moderna experience I had in January.) I get my J&J shot on Tuesday, and so does oldest DS. DD gets her second Pfizer on Wednesday, and then everyone in my house who can be vaccinated, will be.

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So you had one Moderna and now they will have you get a J&J as your second? Presumably because a Pfizer would not cover you but the J&J being one and done would?
Interesting. Haven’t seen that come up yet, but it makes total sense! I hope you do better with this!

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I can’t have any of the mRNA vaccines. After the bad reaction I had, they are on the no no list for both me and my youngest. Our doctor thinks that we’re allergic to an ingredient in both. (PEG) He had a similar reaction to a Hep B vaccine, which uses PEG as an adjuvant.

J&J doesn’t have PEG. CDC says that you can sub J&J in for a second dose when a patient has a reaction to an mRNA vaccine.
For anyone interested:

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