Ashley P

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At work we're having problems getting parts.  Our distribution center is in Nashville  Lebanon and they supposedly have sick employees and are using temp help that can't ship the right stuff to the right stores.  And suppliers like Gates and Fel Pro are out of stock on common stuff. 

I think plenty of people are tired or just through with taking extreme precautions.  I know I'm still trying to 'social distance' and I'm washing my hands, but I no longer Lysol bomb the interior of a vehicle before getting in it.  I just wash afterward. 

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At work we're having problems getting parts.  Our distribution center is in Nashville  Lebanon and they supposedly have sick employees and are using temp help that can't ship the right stuff to the right stores.  And suppliers like Gates and Fel Pro are out of stock on common stuff. 

I think plenty of people are tired or just through with taking extreme precautions.  I know I'm still trying to 'social distance' and I'm washing my hands, but I no longer Lysol bomb the interior of a vehicle before getting in it.  I just wash afterward. 

I've been sent home early everyday last week because we keep running out of parts.

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Got back to work and found out another employee had the Covid-19.

Problem is, she has another employee as a roommate and everyone who worked her unit had to quarantine along with someone she shared food with, and her boyfriend that works with us.

Where we normally have anywhere from 32-34 people on our shift (and that's not filling every post as we're always short), we only had 21.

I'm surprised they didn't call Strike Force, Tac Team or something.

To add to that low number, I was out on FLMA with the baby, a co-worker quit, one other retired and another got fired.

Three of the four of us work like every day, so it was like they lost 6 people since we work lots of OT on each-others shift. 

Then, a family friend who's a lawyer and city councilman told me a couple other lawyers he knows got it and almost died as they went in to pneumonia. 

 

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34 minutes ago, gammey4 said:

I've been sent home early everyday last week because we keep running out of parts.

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Safelite still has my car because they're waiting on the power window actuator thingy. :meh: 

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5 hours ago, JohnC said:

Safelite still has my car because they're waiting on the power window actuator thingy. :meh: 

You will get it back with the rods hanging out of it.....

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19 hours ago, JohnC said:

Got back to work and found out another employee had the Covid-19.

Problem is, she has another employee as a roommate and everyone who worked her unit had to quarantine along with someone she shared food with, and her boyfriend that works with us.

Where we normally have anywhere from 32-34 people on our shift (and that's not filling every post as we're always short), we only had 21.

I'm surprised they didn't call Strike Force, Tac Team or something.

To add to that low number, I was out on FLMA with the baby, a co-worker quit, one other retired and another got fired.

Three of the four of us work like every day, so it was like they lost 6 people since we work lots of OT on each-others shift. 

Then, a family friend who's a lawyer and city councilman told me a couple other lawyers he knows got it and almost died as they went in to pneumonia. 

 

Sounds like a promotion is coming your way

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Some friends have two daughters, one of which got married lately.  She had postponed the wedding a couple times hoping Covid would be done with and she could have a big wedding, but she gave up and had the wedding.   A few days before the ceremony she was diagnosed with Covid.   Her sister got it too.  Funny thing, the Bride's husband did not get it and had been really sick back in February.

Both gals had "mild" symptoms and are fine now.

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I personally know 2 more people that got it. one was pretty sick but her husband and 2, under 10yo kids were fine and never got it.

The other didn't make it. he was 60's with no pre existing conditions. He may could have beat it but refused the ventilator.

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^ The fact (seems to be fact, anyway) that some people die and yet others are exposed and don't even get it j(or don't show any symptoms) just doesn't make sense to me.

 

I'd really like an antibody test to be accurate, available, anonymous, and cheap.  I suspect many around me to have already been exposed.   A "you've already had it" result would sure lessen the stress of the recipient.

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17 hours ago, Ashley P said:

Maybe he'll live through it and learn some compassion and/or empathy.  

closet Bernie fan :D 

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