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1 minute ago, geaux_sioux said:

 

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Absolutely hilarious movies.  I still remember the joke about the never-filled fourth episode, due out after OJ Simpson went to trial:

The Naked Gun 4 1/4:  Nordberg Gets the Chair

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The only people who need to be tested are health care workers, the elderly, and those with underlying health conditions.  If you are young (under 50) and healthy and are taking up a test kit, crowding

This country is being bright to its knees by fear....not the virus. Recovery from getting the virus is a couple weeks. Recovery of society from this hysteria will be years.

It’s sad that about half the country still believes outlets like msnbc and cnn.  You would think after they lied everyday for 3 years about Russian collusion, people would get the hint of what their t

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40 minutes ago, keikla said:

Yeah, that definitely helps.  A major improvement in patient compliance would also do wonders.

Kentucky approved for pharmacists to authorize up to an additional 30 day supply of "critical maintenance medications" for established patients on established medications until the end of the 'crisis'.  I'm not sure how much time per day that would save outpatient LIP offices on refill requests.

NY is working to authorize pharmacies to do flu swabs so patients don't have to visit their PCP or an urgent care in order to rule out.

Thanks. I have appreciated your info and insight. 

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18 minutes ago, MafiaMan said:

Absolutely hilarious movies.  I still remember the joke about the never-filled fourth episode, due out after OJ Simpson went to trial:

The Naked Gun 4 1/4:  Nordberg Gets the Chair

It’s on Netflix right now

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17 minutes ago, Oxbow6 said:

CDC just announced a recommendation of no events of more of 50 for the next 8...…...EIGHT weeks!

If this is how we handle all future virus outbreaks we are really screwed. 

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10 minutes ago, yzerman19 said:

If this is how we handle all future virus outbreaks we are really screwed. 

Yup...….I shutter (no pun intended) to think what happens in late October when the first fever and cough combo is reported in this country.

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I’m still at a loss trying to understand why this is so different than H1N1 flu.  I understand trying to mitigate an explosion, but you can avoid dying in a car crash or a plane crash by never leaving home.

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Good to see our local sports media are liking, and thus spreading, tweets that blame it all on Trump and call him a racist for his naming this the Chinese or Wuhan virus.  Much like CNN and MSNBC did (before they got the talking points memo).  

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13 minutes ago, UND1983 said:

Good to see our local sports media are liking, and thus spreading, tweets that blame it all on Trump and call him a racist for his naming this the Chinese or Wuhan virus.  Much like CNN and MSNBC did (before they got the talking points memo).  

Schloss?

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18 minutes ago, UND1983 said:

Good to see our local sports media are liking, and thus spreading, tweets that blame it all on Trump and call him a racist for his naming this the Chinese or Wuhan virus.  Much like CNN and MSNBC did (before they got the talking points memo).  

Hopefully they’ll also pick up on known lib Rosanna Arquette blaming the virus on...

 

...wait for it...

 

 

 

...Israel.

https://www.dailywire.com/news/actress-rosanna-arquette-issues-vicious-tweet-jewish-conspiracy-behind-coronavirus

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44 minutes ago, Siouxphan27 said:

 When is trump going to start taking this seriously ????!!  :crazy:

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Quit whining and do what YOU need to do.

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This whole process is a big middle finger to anyone under 24 years of age. Future? Dreams? 

Seems like all our nation's chips in this poker match were put on one segment of our population in this one.

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This whole process is a big middle finger to anyone under 24 years of age. Future? Dreams? 

Seems like all are our nation's chips in this poker match were put on one segment of our population in this one.

I was just thinking how funny it was that any high school seniors basically got the last couple months of smooth sailing cancelled.  College seniors....no, unless they are athletes.  Feel a little bit sad for them.

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31 minutes ago, MafiaMan said:

Hopefully they’ll also pick up on known lib Rosanna Arquette blaming the virus on...

 

...wait for it...

 

 

 

...Israel.

https://www.dailywire.com/news/actress-rosanna-arquette-issues-vicious-tweet-jewish-conspiracy-behind-coronavirus

Rosanna Arquette has as much credibility as Alex Jones or Rush Limbaugh.  What kind of people take these ‘entertainers’ seriously.

 

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42 minutes ago, MrEdway said:

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Quit whining and do what YOU need to do.

I’m sorry.  I assumed the people  whining about every little detail done/not done while blaming Trump for everything regardless of outcome, were the ones whining. 

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1 hour ago, iramurphy said:

Thanks. I have appreciated your info and insight. 

Same.

The rules are changing by the hour around here.  When this started, anyone who had contact with covid pt (will call that patient Z), within 14 days prior to Z showing symptoms, was quarantined.  

When I talked to DOH (repeatedly) over the weekend, they said only people who were in extended contact with Z on the day Z started showing symptoms needed quarantine.  Brief contact didn't warrant quarantine, nor did extended contact the day before Z showed symptoms.  I'm not 100% certain if this change was for everyone or only healthcare personnel, since I'm primarily worried about staff needing quarantine.

Today, the state DOH said that healthcare workers with a known exposure can continue to work with a facemask until 14 days post-exposure so long as the exposed worker remains asymptomatic.  Ideally these staff should work with patients who already have covid and not immunocompromised patients, though as the pandemic grows that is not an official requirement.  Apparently the state realized that the quarantines were decimating our staff.

All healthcare workers have been instructed to self-monitor for symptoms and do temp checks twice a day, regardless of known exposure.

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1 hour ago, yzerman19 said:

I’m still at a loss trying to understand why this is so different than H1N1 flu.  I understand trying to mitigate an explosion, but you can avoid dying in a car crash or a plane crash by never leaving home.

H1N1 wasn’t politicized by the main stream media. H1N1 didn’t involve having the main stream media putting the fear of God into people, creating overblown panic, resulting in a domino effect of government and businesses cratering and taking drastic measures. 

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15 minutes ago, keikla said:

Same.

The rules are changing by the hour around here.  When this started, anyone who had contact with covid pt (will call that patient Z), within 14 days prior to Z showing symptoms, was quarantined.  

When I talked to DOH (repeatedly) over the weekend, they said only people who were in extended contact with Z on the day Z started showing symptoms needed quarantine.  Brief contact didn't warrant quarantine, nor did extended contact the day before Z showed symptoms.  I'm not 100% certain if this change was for everyone or only healthcare personnel, since I'm primarily worried about staff needing quarantine.

Today, the state DOH said that healthcare workers with a known exposure can continue to work with a facemask until 14 days post-exposure so long as the exposed worker remains asymptomatic.  Ideally these staff should work with patients who already have covid and not immunocompromised patients, though as the pandemic grows that is not an official requirement.  Apparently the state realized that the quarantines were decimating our staff.

All healthcare workers have been instructed to self-monitor for symptoms and do temp checks twice a day, regardless of known exposure.

There goes my belief that healthy people over the age of about six months don’t need thermometers. I guess I better see about getting one. 

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14 minutes ago, UNDfaninMICH said:

There goes my belief that healthy people over the age of about six months don’t need thermometers. I guess I better see about getting one. 

After checking 7 stores and online, I had to have my parents ship one from Minnesota...

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When a reporter asked trump to rate himself on a 1 to 10 scale for how he is handling this I wish he would have said please rate how you have reported on this in a non biased way

Also Biden said he would have had a much better team handling this.

most of this team were with Obama too since they are career government employees
 

 

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42 minutes ago, keikla said:

Same.

The rules are changing by the hour around here.  When this started, anyone who had contact with covid pt (will call that patient Z), within 14 days prior to Z showing symptoms, was quarantined.  

When I talked to DOH (repeatedly) over the weekend, they said only people who were in extended contact with Z on the day Z started showing symptoms needed quarantine.  Brief contact didn't warrant quarantine, nor did extended contact the day before Z showed symptoms.  I'm not 100% certain if this change was for everyone or only healthcare personnel, since I'm primarily worried about staff needing quarantine.

Today, the state DOH said that healthcare workers with a known exposure can continue to work with a facemask until 14 days post-exposure so long as the exposed worker remains asymptomatic.  Ideally these staff should work with patients who already have covid and not immunocompromised patients, though as the pandemic grows that is not an official requirement.  Apparently the state realized that the quarantines were decimating our staff.

All healthcare workers have been instructed to self-monitor for symptoms and do temp checks twice a day, regardless of known exposure.

Things there are different. Especially concerning are the outbreaks in major population areas. 
Restaurants closing today in rural Mn where there have been no outbreaks yet. Schools here and neighboring NDak closed though CDC has logarithm that did not recommend closing. Hopefully we can “flatten the curve” and come up with a comprehensive plan to allow schools to reopen and some evidence based guidelines for people to get back to work.

Stay safe and thanks for your work. Your lessons learned will be valuable to the rest of us as this spreads. 

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