Coronavirus: When should we be concerned?

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Re: Coronavirus: When should we be concerned?

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:25 pm

Nodack wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:02 am
I was at Walmart today. They have a guy about fifty feet before the entrance making sure only so many people are allowed to enter at a time. At the door they now have security making sure everyone has a mask.

My wife was in a different Walmart several days earlier and some weren’t wearing their masks inside. My wife asked why they weren’t policing that and the security guard said because a security guard at another store tried to make someone wear a mask and they came back and shot the security guard. He said it wasn’t worth dying for.
Also not worth dying for; going to WalMart.
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Re: Coronavirus: When should we be concerned?

Post by Nodack » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:03 pm

Hard to go six months without going grocery shopping. I feel relatively safe when I see everyone else wearing masks around me and keeping their distance.

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Re: Coronavirus: When should we be concerned?

Post by Drewsprocket » Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:25 pm

In2ition wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:51 am
specialsauce wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:03 am
In2ition wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:08 am
Indy wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:32 am
In2ition wrote:
Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:27 pm
My dad has COPD, and I wouldn't say masks are helpful for him to wear. Is he delusional?
Is he delusional? I don't get the question. If you are saying your dad thinks masks won't help prevent the spread of the disease, then yes, he is delusional. If you are asking if he is delusional because wearing a mask might increase his disease, then no, he isn't delusional. If you have COPD, some masks can make it harder to breathe.

whether you say it is helpful or not for him to wear a mask doesn't really matter. if you cannot wear a mask for medical reasons, you stay away from people. you don't go to stores. you don't go pick up food at a restaurant. you stay away. especially if you already have breathing problems and are therefore more at risk being killed by the virus.
The question was in reference to "Anyone who thinks masks don't help or are more harmful because of "lack of oxygen/increase in CO2" is delusional. Sorry." I'm sure when he believes that masks help to not spread Covid, but it's also harmful to him because of lack of oxygen/increase in CO2. They aren't mutually exclusive. Heck, he doesn't go outside if it's hot, humid or windy, that's how much his breathing is affected. Yes, he stays away from being around people. He has his meals and groceries delivered, and hardly ever goes out. He's in a good community that doesn't have any cases, but he can't risk it either.
Your dad is the reason I’m so quick to snap at 30 year olds in the ED who complain that wearing a mask is “difficult”, or wear it with their nose out, in my face, with a +Covid test. It’s completely irresponsible and shows a complete lack of consideration for people like your father.

Glad he’s doing all the right things to stay safe
If you have a +Covid test, you should be doing everything you can to make sure you don't spread it. There is no reason to be cavalier about it, when you know YOU can spread it it. (And I don't mean you, sauce)

Thanks, and I hope he stays safe too.
My grandad died related to covid. My family who cared for him had it but held an indoor memorial service before even getting their results back. Just a damn shame. They even tried to cover up that covid was what led to his passing.
You just can’t rely on people to be responsible out there. I love them and think they’re good people but just ignorant and careless and minimize risk factors. I’d advise everyone to do curbside grocery shopping or delivery. And if you must go inside, wear an N95 and goggles. Good public health safety precautions were tossed aside for cloth mask wearing which is just a bare minimum. They could have had red MAGA masks for all I care from the goddamned start. Now, unbeknownst to many infected who cleared the virus, they just have wrecked immune systems and delusions that their bravado and bluster kept them from death’s door.
It’s absurd that our administration didn’t roll out a large endeavor to create enough PPE and other greater efforts to prevent infection. We would be far safer and more socially functional had we prevented spread from the start. Many go government scientists who knew better back in late December and January what was coming but were muzzled in lieu of a response based on blind optimism, wishful thinking, and ultimately selfish politicking.

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Re: Coronavirus: When should we be concerned?

Post by Superbone » Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:21 pm

Drewsprocket wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:25 pm
In2ition wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:51 am
specialsauce wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:03 am
In2ition wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:08 am
Indy wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:32 am

Is he delusional? I don't get the question. If you are saying your dad thinks masks won't help prevent the spread of the disease, then yes, he is delusional. If you are asking if he is delusional because wearing a mask might increase his disease, then no, he isn't delusional. If you have COPD, some masks can make it harder to breathe.

whether you say it is helpful or not for him to wear a mask doesn't really matter. if you cannot wear a mask for medical reasons, you stay away from people. you don't go to stores. you don't go pick up food at a restaurant. you stay away. especially if you already have breathing problems and are therefore more at risk being killed by the virus.
The question was in reference to "Anyone who thinks masks don't help or are more harmful because of "lack of oxygen/increase in CO2" is delusional. Sorry." I'm sure when he believes that masks help to not spread Covid, but it's also harmful to him because of lack of oxygen/increase in CO2. They aren't mutually exclusive. Heck, he doesn't go outside if it's hot, humid or windy, that's how much his breathing is affected. Yes, he stays away from being around people. He has his meals and groceries delivered, and hardly ever goes out. He's in a good community that doesn't have any cases, but he can't risk it either.
Your dad is the reason I’m so quick to snap at 30 year olds in the ED who complain that wearing a mask is “difficult”, or wear it with their nose out, in my face, with a +Covid test. It’s completely irresponsible and shows a complete lack of consideration for people like your father.

Glad he’s doing all the right things to stay safe
If you have a +Covid test, you should be doing everything you can to make sure you don't spread it. There is no reason to be cavalier about it, when you know YOU can spread it it. (And I don't mean you, sauce)

Thanks, and I hope he stays safe too.
My grandad died related to covid. My family who cared for him had it but held an indoor memorial service before even getting their results back. Just a damn shame. They even tried to cover up that covid was what led to his passing.
You just can’t rely on people to be responsible out there. I love them and think they’re good people but just ignorant and careless and minimize risk factors. I’d advise everyone to do curbside grocery shopping or delivery. And if you must go inside, wear an N95 and goggles. Good public health safety precautions were tossed aside for cloth mask wearing which is just a bare minimum. They could have had red MAGA masks for all I care from the goddamned start. Now, unbeknownst to many infected who cleared the virus, they just have wrecked immune systems and delusions that their bravado and bluster kept them from death’s door.
It’s absurd that our administration didn’t roll out a large endeavor to create enough PPE and other greater efforts to prevent infection. We would be far safer and more socially functional had we prevented spread from the start. Many go government scientists who knew better back in late December and January what was coming but were muzzled in lieu of a response based on blind optimism, wishful thinking, and ultimately selfish politicking.
Really sorry to hear that. So sad and could have been avoided. I just lost my uncle on Friday but it was cancer that got him. Not covid. He was healthy and stayed in great shape his whole life but you just can't beat cancer. Especially when it gets in your bones. He was 86.
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Re: Coronavirus: When should we be concerned?

Post by Drewsprocket » Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:32 pm

Superbone wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:21 pm
Drewsprocket wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:25 pm
In2ition wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:51 am
specialsauce wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:03 am
In2ition wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:08 am


The question was in reference to "Anyone who thinks masks don't help or are more harmful because of "lack of oxygen/increase in CO2" is delusional. Sorry." I'm sure when he believes that masks help to not spread Covid, but it's also harmful to him because of lack of oxygen/increase in CO2. They aren't mutually exclusive. Heck, he doesn't go outside if it's hot, humid or windy, that's how much his breathing is affected. Yes, he stays away from being around people. He has his meals and groceries delivered, and hardly ever goes out. He's in a good community that doesn't have any cases, but he can't risk it either.
Your dad is the reason I’m so quick to snap at 30 year olds in the ED who complain that wearing a mask is “difficult”, or wear it with their nose out, in my face, with a +Covid test. It’s completely irresponsible and shows a complete lack of consideration for people like your father.

Glad he’s doing all the right things to stay safe
If you have a +Covid test, you should be doing everything you can to make sure you don't spread it. There is no reason to be cavalier about it, when you know YOU can spread it it. (And I don't mean you, sauce)

Thanks, and I hope he stays safe too.
My grandad died related to covid. My family who cared for him had it but held an indoor memorial service before even getting their results back. Just a damn shame. They even tried to cover up that covid was what led to his passing.
You just can’t rely on people to be responsible out there. I love them and think they’re good people but just ignorant and careless and minimize risk factors. I’d advise everyone to do curbside grocery shopping or delivery. And if you must go inside, wear an N95 and goggles. Good public health safety precautions were tossed aside for cloth mask wearing which is just a bare minimum. They could have had red MAGA masks for all I care from the goddamned start. Now, unbeknownst to many infected who cleared the virus, they just have wrecked immune systems and delusions that their bravado and bluster kept them from death’s door.
It’s absurd that our administration didn’t roll out a large endeavor to create enough PPE and other greater efforts to prevent infection. We would be far safer and more socially functional had we prevented spread from the start. Many go government scientists who knew better back in late December and January what was coming but were muzzled in lieu of a response based on blind optimism, wishful thinking, and ultimately selfish politicking.
Really sorry to hear that. So sad and could have been avoided. I just lost my uncle on Friday but it was cancer that got him. Not covid. He was healthy and stayed in great shape his whole life but you just can't beat cancer. Especially when it gets in your bones. He was 86.
Thank you. Same here. Wish you and yours well.

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Re: Coronavirus: When should we be concerned?

Post by Indy » Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:07 am

so sorry to hear about your grandfather, drew.

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