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FirstLight

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Thu Mar 12, 2020, 02:56 PM Mar 2020

Self-quarantine, etc who is limiting themselves? (poll) [View all]

I have decided today that I'm dropping the hammer - 50 y/o autoimmune issues, and just not feeling very safe. I work from home anyway, kid is homeschooled. I have ONE dr appt I have to keep today, and then I am hitting the store and coming HOME indefinitely.

Living in ElDorado County CA, Tahoe region...LOTS of visitors from the Bay and abroad. ...and I was stupid and attended a concert Sunday night... not feeling sick, just worried now... I dont want to be a spreader either.


46 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
No changes
2 (4%)
Some limitations, less work, avoid crowds, etc
18 (39%)
No work, only essential outside contact, etc.
18 (39%)
Bunkered in! Got my TP and whisky, etc.
8 (17%)
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I was out today with a neighbor Marthe48 Mar 2020 #1
good for you FirstLight Mar 2020 #5
Ohio just closed schools for 3 weeks, effective Monday 3/16 Marthe48 Mar 2020 #9
Then you're doing better than New York State. Crunchy Frog Mar 2020 #12
I'm lucky - working from home lagomorph777 Mar 2020 #2
I have barely been leaving, I had to run to a convenience dewsgirl Mar 2020 #32
I got cancer and am a geezer and my wife is aging with me, we are prepared to be sick ... marble falls Mar 2020 #3
Sent home from work today JenniferJuniper Mar 2020 #4
oh wow...stay safe & healthy. Esp your dad... FirstLight Mar 2020 #6
Just wanted to say gldstwmn Mar 2020 #13
Thanks - things got really real today JenniferJuniper Mar 2020 #17
They sure did. gldstwmn Mar 2020 #21
Staying home Marrah_Goodman Mar 2020 #7
I work from home and am avoiding the gym gldstwmn Mar 2020 #8
Pretty much bunkered in. Crunchy Frog Mar 2020 #10
My trip to Vancouver in a couple of weeks is getting canceled. Initech Mar 2020 #11
We had a two week trip to Italy planned next month. MoonchildCA Mar 2020 #34
I also might be cutting my Vegas trip short. Initech Mar 2020 #36
I had to do some shopping this week 2naSalit Mar 2020 #14
Other. GoCubsGo Mar 2020 #15
Sacramento county here shanti Mar 2020 #16
hope your son is ok...refused a test though? FirstLight Mar 2020 #20
Not sure shanti Mar 2020 #41
Business as usual for me GusBob Mar 2020 #18
Not changing anything at this time. Jirel Mar 2020 #19
Pulling back some. Tommy_Carcetti Mar 2020 #22
Nobody notices when a hermit self-isolates. Hermit-The-Prog Mar 2020 #23
No kidding. I left the house today, first time since January 20th. Quackers Mar 2020 #37
I'm not going out except for supplies and working remotely as much as possible. But Mr. femmedem femmedem Mar 2020 #24
No real change, but I'm basically a hermit anyway... Wounded Bear Mar 2020 #25
Already worked from home anyway jberryhill Mar 2020 #26
Minor changes at this time. The Genealogist Mar 2020 #27
I'm only going grocery shopping at zero dark 30. To donate blood platelets. Drive Thu's brewens Mar 2020 #28
When I lived in Las Vegas I grocery shopped at 2 AM Awsi Dooger Mar 2020 #30
I had planned to become more active in sports betting again Awsi Dooger Mar 2020 #29
Only Popcorn Samurai Mar 2020 #31
Work remains the same for me. Going to minimize my trips to the stores and such. Thomas Hurt Mar 2020 #33
Hospice nurse. Trying to limit where I go. Not sure what work is gonna be like mucifer Mar 2020 #35
I am limiting myself Raftergirl Mar 2020 #38
I'm a Realtor Sedona Mar 2020 #39
I'm stocked up to be "socially distanced" to the extent of my capability mnhtnbb Mar 2020 #40
None of the above marlakay Mar 2020 #42
I have to work daily out of the home. Texasgal Mar 2020 #43
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