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5 hours ago, Shufdog said:

I got tested and got my results back the next day. Everybody i know that has  gotten tested received their results in a day or two. 

That's how it's been for us here in Va Beach.  It didn't start like that.  Holy heck it was tough in March and April.  But the last few months we can go get a test immediately, and get the results in a day or two. 

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So, here's the play:

You call out sick, ask the boss of you should get tested. He says, "Not up to me, HIIPA and all; call the nurse or wellness coordinator." They confirm and recommend test. Go to FastMed, get tested, download their app, go home and wait. FastMed is currently at 3-5 days.

When test come back negative, you go back to work and apply for emergency sick leave reimbursement. This is because you had to sit home for 3-5 days, use your sick time to wait on a test which came back negative, your employer now has to give you those 3-5 days worth of sick time back and you collect regular pay and not lose sick days. 

Municipal government, folks. 

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3 hours ago, Anybodyhome said:

So, here's the play:

You call out sick, ask the boss of you should get tested. He says, "Not up to me, HIIPA and all; call the nurse or wellness coordinator." They confirm and recommend test. Go to FastMed, get tested, download their app, go home and wait. FastMed is currently at 3-5 days.

When test come back negative, you go back to work and apply for emergency sick leave reimbursement. This is because you had to sit home for 3-5 days, use your sick time to wait on a test which came back negative, your employer now has to give you those 3-5 days worth of sick time back and you collect regular pay and not lose sick days. 

Municipal government, folks. 

Murica

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3 minutes ago, LinvilleGorge said:

Remember when the increase in new cases was being blamed on more testing? Well, the data refuted that claim but here recently, the opposite has been true. The dip in new cases seems to be directly correlated to less testing.

https://mobile.twitter.com/COVID19Tracking/status/1291140412711690240/photo/1

So, does this mean that increased testing did equal increase in cases? I am under the assumption that we already have people who have the Virus, we are just finding more, it is not really new cases. 

 

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3 minutes ago, Devil Doc said:

So, does this mean that increased testing did equal increase in cases? I am under the assumption that we already have people who have the Virus, we are just finding more, it is not really new cases. 

 

If you understand data the answer is right there in the link. 

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35 minutes ago, LinvilleGorge said:

If you understand data the answer is right there in the link. 

Ok, I wanted your opinion. Looking at the data, what I assumed is true. We are just finding cases with testing, they are not exactly "New" cases. 

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7 minutes ago, LinvilleGorge said:

You can't be this dumb.

Ya, I got nothing. If you think that is dumb, that is on you. People are going to get the virus, there is no stopping it. It is just when they will get it, and when we will find it. Will we have a vaccine before everyone get the Virus? Who knows. Will the virus circle back around to the states who have opened back up? Who knows. The problem is, people have this Virus, they can have it for awhile and not be tested. Hell, I could have the Virus, and be spreading it around, who knows. Is me having the Virus going to change anything? The people I have been around have already been exposed, I will not be exposing more, due to social distancing, wearing a mask, hand washing, not visiting new stores, etc. 

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