Anyone else get their flu shot yet for 2020-2021?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Mister Clean, Aug 28, 2020.

  1. Mister Clean

    Mister Clean

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    I got the high-dose version for seniors on Monday 8/24/2020.

    As usual:
    - no charge (at the pharmacy at my local grocery store)
    - no pain (never felt a thing)
    - no bleeding
    - no hematoma
    - no side effects whatsoever
    - no mess
    - no fuss
     
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  2. Dragline

    Dragline

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    Didn't get one yet but we will.
    Last year Publix gave out a $10 gift card to each person getting their free flu shot.
    Wife and I walked away with flu shots and $20 to use toward purchasing food.
    Hoping they do that again.
     

  3. G26-Has-my-6

    G26-Has-my-6 Fullclip's Life Matters! FLM!!

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    I'm waiting for the one Putin's daughter received.

    BTW, is she still alive?
     
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  4. varget

    varget

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    got mine last week with same experience as Mr. Clean. my wife thought it was a good idea. hard for me to get the flu as I hardly go out with the virus and 80% humidity.
     
  5. Borg Warner

    Borg Warner Free Full Clip!

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    I usually get mine in the fall at the VA hospital but they're kind of shut down now. So that's something I need to ask about.
     
  6. Hoochrunners

    Hoochrunners

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    I usually wait for second one that actually works. And then I’m 50/50 if I decide to get it.
     
  7. Mister Clean

    Mister Clean

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    I got a coupon good until 12/31/2020 for 10% off on any one grocery receipt.
    I always save it until Thanksgiving.
    That is when I usually buy the most groceries and that way the 10% adds up to a BIG savings!
     
  8. RPK Clone

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    I usually wait until late October or novermber to get mine.
     
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    RPK Clone

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    I use mine towards a sixer of good beer :)
     
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  10. oldmick

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    Got mine today. Insurance or my Medicare part B paid for it

    My Eagle tattoo (on my deltoid) got it right in the beak. Didn’t seem to bother him at all. :)

    Came home and worked out. So far so good.
     
  11. Glock-O-Rican

    Glock-O-Rican

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    Never got into the Flu shot thing, do not think I want No Stinkin Flu Shot.
     
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  12. pittpa

    pittpa What did I come in here for?

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    Yes, last week, but CVS did not indicate if it was "high dose". :fist:
     
  13. TeaDub

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    Too early for us. Mid to late Oct is typical if we do it that year. We've been hit and miss over the last handful of years. I think this year, we will get it. Never had a bad reaction to a flu shot and I want to limit the chances of needing to go to an ER with the flu and ending up with the 'Rona.
     
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  14. Jon_R

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    Probably next week. Just gave up a pint of blood because or high iron so give it a few days foe me to fill back up.
     
  15. Jon_R

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    Just curious, is there any advantage to waiting? I assume it is the same shot and either will last the season. Planned on next week but if there is a reason to wait I would.

     
  16. Grayson

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    My boss' opinion is that it's a little early yet. But plenty have come by our pharmacy to get theirs already.
     
  17. tarpleyg

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    Way too early for a flu vaccination, especially for older folks. Best to get it in late Sep or early Oct.
     
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  18. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy

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    Same.

    I have a doc app on the 9th of October, so I'll just get it taken care of while I'm there.
     
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  19. TeaDub

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    I have read on govt websites that protection begins to fade after several months. If the season peaks late, your protection could be lower.

    We're in Hotlanta so cooler autumn weather doesn't get here at least until late Oct.
     
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  20. Lt. Donn

    Lt. Donn PSO Survivor. currently in NW Georgia

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    Yep..I'm in the "wait" crowd...late Oct for me
     
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