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  1. hppygr8ful

    COVID 19 Dx

    So I guess it was bound to happen but I tested positive for COVID 19. I am triple vaxxed and based on symptoms assume omicron varient. It started as a sore throat and progressed elevated temp, muscle aches and digestive discomfort with general lethar...
  2. I'm lucky that my CVS pharmacy provides drive up COVID-19 free testing with appointments available usually in 24-48hrs. Recently, oldest son had to travel to CVS in NJ 30 min away to get tested per MD request when had URI infection signs/wheezing du...
  3. emtpbill

    COVID positive

    The other day my wife and I went to our local mom and pop pharmacy and got tested. The pharmacy came to our vehicle and we both swabbed. My wife, who is an X-ray tech, swabbed her nose quickly before I could watch her do it. She is a scaredy-cat whe...
  4. jive turkey

    President's New Mandates For Everyone

    It's not just health care workers anymore. New federal rule to require businesses with 100+ employees mandate vaccinations Cheers? Boos? I am down for the testing. I wish it were before each shift rather than just weekly.
  5. Hi guys, So I see LPNs (and RNs) are needed right now to test people and vaccinate people against COVID. I just finished the second dose of my vaccine (Pfizer) and I'm interested. Does anyone know the pros and cons? While being on leave fro...
  6. This test does not require any special swab or collection device extraction or storage and can be processed by most high-complexity labs with common reagents under an "open-source" protocol. Since it does not require a separate nucleic acid extracti...
  7. Breathalyzer testing in NTPs

    Hello, I am a nurse in a methadone clinic and we routinely breathalyze some patients before dosing them in order to prevent overdose. We adjust their dose according to breathalyzer results. Since Covid-19, I have been wondering how much of a risk a...
  8. After all, they are just sent back home to quarantine and rest anyway. That’s such a waste of a test. Everyone is already being told what kind of distancing and precautions to take. I feel like those tests are wasted of either asymptomatic individual...
  9. Nursing is hard enough without having to deal with this ... These nurses are some very brave souls to fight the Hospital administrators, some doctors, and the government in this small Georgia hospital. 'I think the judge is wrong': Nurses lose again...
  10. Covid-19 Testing Criteria

    Hi All! I am a stepdown nurse and was sent to the “tent” today (literally a tent where we are stopping people to screen for covid19 before they can go to ER). My job was to ask every patient coming to ER if they had fever, cough and shortness of brea...