The virus.

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  1. Chazsbetterhalf

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    Hi everybody. I have COPD so I am classified as high risk with the current virus. Had a dr appt today via phone. My last visit with was late October I believe. I am also 67 so no spring chicken. At the visit I thought it was about time to set up health care proxy. So we talked a bit and she was explaining that folks like me with compromised lungs if they had to be incubated that they would probably never be weaned off the machine. She did go on to explain that the VA is reaching out to the doc's and encouraging them to reach out to high risk patients. She also went on to say that if I caught the virus, they could also set up hospice. I sure don't want to stick in a hospital all by my self. Being a vet it is something to think about. Take care everybody.
     
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    Great post and stay healthy! :)
     
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    Thank you.
     
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    Please be as safe as possible and don't take any chances. Spray Chaz with lots of disinfectant!!
     
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    Ditto!

    Stay safe and watch some puppy videos!!!
     
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    Thanks
     
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    Thank you. Chaz has me grounded to the house and yard. I am not allowed to touch the groceries when he first brings them home. He is doing everything he can to keep me safe.
     
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    Will do. Looking forward to all the home movies you will be sharing. :rofl: :lol:
     
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