Covid Concerns

With the number of Covid cases rising across the country. What are your plans in regards to mask wearing? I plan on wearing one on the bus from Clinton to Lemars and carrying one during the ride in cases I am in large crowds in the pass through towns. I have been fully vaccinated however I have known a couple of people that contracted it after they were vaccinated. They only had mild symptoms however I really don’t want to screw up this week of fun.

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bmyoungberg, July 20, 2021 at 10:52 pm

Not wearing one. Fully vaccinated. Don’t worry about those not vaccinated. Even if I got it, tending to be very mild of anything. I doubt you will see many. If that scared, people probably stay home.

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Raymond Johnson, July 20, 2021 at 11:20 pm

My plans are pretty similar to yours, Mike. I’ve been more careful lately, not just because I don’t want to mess up RAGBRAI, but because I have a family member doing a long-term hospital stay and I don’t want to lose the ability to visit. So I figure I’ll wear a mask indoors or in particularly crowded spaces.

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HelenP, July 21, 2021 at 2:46 am

Also, I’ve heard that the #1 method of disease prevention in all of history is simply cleaning your hands.

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Rodcrosgrove, July 21, 2021 at 9:30 am

Burnt all mask after the vax.

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GP_in_SD, July 21, 2021 at 11:09 am

I’m bringing a mask and will use it if crowds get to tight in pass through towns. Hand sanitizer as well and no beers or sodas from ice tanks where people just stick there hands in and pull one out. Draft beer only :-)

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bugs11, July 21, 2021 at 4:17 pm

No mask for me; got Moderna-ized back in Feb. I have the good blood type, O+, so I have that going for me.

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Sam, July 21, 2021 at 5:22 pm

Got my shots months ago, will not be wearing a mask.

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bozz, July 21, 2021 at 10:27 pm

Our party of 6 is canceling because of the covid surge. I’m going to a funeral right after RABRAI and do not want to risk infecting relatives. I’m attempting to figure out how to transfer our passes but cannot figure out how to create a topic on this forum

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bozz, July 21, 2021 at 10:34 pm

Nevermind. I figured out how to post. My scrolling skills are not very good.

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Charles Gerding, July 22, 2021 at 7:35 am

I plan to, and will encourage my team, to carry hand sanitizer and mask up in larger crowds. We all are vaccinated.

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Randall Murphy, July 22, 2021 at 7:52 am

Been vaccinated. I’ll probably wear one on the bus and in crowds. It’s not a hardship for me nor is it a political statement. It just makes sense to me. I’ll have a personal size hand sanitizer with me for the week and try to use it as well.

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Heather Randall, July 22, 2021 at 8:47 pm

we dropped out due to delta variant concerns – doesn’t seem like many precautions are being required and it’s not worth the risk. porta potties and semi truck showers aren’t the most sanitary in regular conditions, let alone in a pandemic

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Larry Klaaren, July 23, 2021 at 9:19 am

I couldn’t find someone to work for me this year. Imagine that in this bustiness environment. I am 68, and all of my friends and the relatives I socialize with are somewhere in that vicinity. Some who are very close to me emotionally have illnesses that prevent them from being vaccinated. I would wear a mask just to protect them. It is well known that vaccinated people can contract a mild case and spread the virus, but rarely pass away. I would hope that younger people would be willing to do the same for us. It is so easy to wear a mask relative to the risks for yourself and others.

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shodges, July 23, 2021 at 5:15 pm

Did you get rid of your passes? Give me a call or text if you still have them. Steve at 515-360-8765. Thanks.

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jeffreydennis, July 23, 2021 at 6:09 pm

I’m vaccinated. Have to mask up on bus. Other than that I’ll let Darwin handle it.

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