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If you used a chain store that required an online account to schedule your appointment, you could have more info available online.

I received my injections from Walgreens and was able to download the details from my online prescription records. The Walgreen's records have the Rx #s, pharmacist (prescriber) names, and insurance claim #s. On my vaccine card I have the Moderna vaccine lot #.
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nisiprius wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:32 am When traveling pre-1980 I was always asked to show "passport and vaccination certificate" so to me it "feels like" a passport, and I think for the time being I'll keep it in the passport case along with my passport.

I know there are no definitive answers on this, but what are others doing?
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We were wondering the same yesterday. My wife received her vaccination from the school district - the J&J shot - and received a card.

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gwe67 wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:35 am Scanned into Books app on iPhone, just like I did with other important items: medical card, dental card, drivers license, etc.
One gotcha with the Books App is that it will decide using its own logic when to remove the local copy of the document and refresh from the cloud if accessed. You cannot control this, even if there is plenty of space on the device.

The gotcha occurs when you need the document but don’t have Internet Connectivity.

Much safer to store the documents locally using the Files App. Personally, I am now using 1Password to securely store these types of documents so they are accessible from multiple devices.

My travels often take me to areas without easy Internet Connectivity and I have been badly burned by this on several occasions. Even reported the feature to Apple but it was never resolved.

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I was told to NOT laminate the card as boosters may be added in the future.
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All my card had was the date of the doses, no name of a person. What value is it without some officialdom on it?
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neilpilot wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:45 am Somewhat off topic, but also share the vaccine type, dates, and lot #s with your personal physician so it becomes part of your medical records.
^Having lost my yellow fever vaccination card a few times, I concur. Great advice.
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TravelGeek wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 11:15 am I tend to think that the CDC card isn’t much of a proof of vaccination. My vaccination clinic (I work at one) has stacks sitting around in the supply room. The vaccinators ask the patients to fill in their own names and DoB after the vaccination. It doesn’t have any stamp, name of vaccinator, or signature on it. The Clinic Site field has the name of the county, handwritten. And you could print your own.
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nisiprius wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:32 am When traveling pre-1980 I was always asked to show "passport and vaccination certificate" so to me it "feels like" a passport, and I think for the time being I'll keep it in the passport case along with my passport.

I know there are no definitive answers on this, but what are others doing?
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While we all should store our own health information, there are institutional records available if you loose your card or if a Vaccine Passport becomes necessary.

As far as I can discern, in the USA there is a database of all immunizations. Currently, the federal government does not keep vaccination information of any kind in federal storage, and that task is left to individual states via the Immunization Information System (IIS). IIS specifies record keeping requirements. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/iis/index.html
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I'm going to put it in my 1970's photo album.... It's embarrassing that THIS is what the US has to offer.... Modern countries in the world have or are setting up apps with 3rd party verification from the authorities that the specific person has had the vaccine the app shows and integrating that into the travel system.

I have one sitting in front of me since my spouse is a teacher - name/date/vaccine type/internal nbr of the pharmacy branch; no signature, no stamp, no passport/ssn info. No sensible international authority should accept something this insecure. It does not even have the security of the yellow cards of the dark past.
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I have the card but got first and second doses at different sources due to shortages of vaccine for second dose. No single electronic record. Will provide vaccination dates to my primary care provider at my next visit and they will I'm sure enter it into their health information system. Would that constitute "proof" of vaccination? I don't know, I suppose I may have to get vaccinated again in the future if more "proof" is demanded by an entity who I have an interest in pleasing. US is well past the point of having an ability to transfer proof of vaccination to an airline, casino, or concert promoter. We do not have the centralization of the UK's National Health Service.
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The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
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seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
Notice the place on the card for the IIS number.
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seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
PERFECT - thanks so much!

Now I don't have to worry about losing mine. I won't even need to spend a few minutes looking for it... just print out a new one - and done!
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But this, below, made me feel a bit better, until someone disabuses us of the idea that there really is a full USA country data base, even if only aggregated by state at this point...
seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
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A lot of people are posting photo's of them to their social media accounts.

Don't be one of those people.
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My wife and I got our 2nd shot today. Keeping the cards for historical value. Translation: we're old.
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In my pocketbook just in case I need it.
Scanned into my flip phone. No idea how I will handle the apparently upcoming stuff about it being required on smart phones for use in travel.
Copy with my records at home.
Send a copy to my internist.

I read Staples is offering free lamination, but there are blank lines on the card that I think might be used in the future for new variant vaccinations, so I am not laminating it.

My state has a database of coronavirus vaccinations for people who got vaccinated in the state.
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egrets wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:26 pm My state has a database of coronavirus vaccinations for people who got vaccinated in the state.
Given the variety of vaccination sources I'd expect potential for significant data quality issues (possibly with no way to fix an error). It may work for some but not those whose data is incorrect in the data base. Could easily be a double digit percentage whose data is wrong or missing.
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Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 pm
seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
Notice the place on the card for the IIS number.
None of the cards I've seen for vaccinated people include an IIS number.
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Seasonal wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:34 pm
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 pm
seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
Notice the place on the card for the IIS number.
None of the cards I've seen for vaccinated people include an IIS number.
My point is that, whether or not you see it on your card, there is a database for the vaccinations.
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The physical card went into my "important document" box. I uploaded the detailed "electronic health record" pdf into Google Drive.
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Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:37 pm My point is that, whether or not you see it on your card, there is a database for the vaccinations.
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:37 pm My point is that, whether or not you see it on your card, there is a database for the vaccinations.
But what country that controls access would be able to use the database? I suppose they could insist that all inbound flights be screened prior to take-off. Not even sure the airlines would have access.
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jebmke wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:41 pm
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:37 pm My point is that, whether or not you see it on your card, there is a database for the vaccinations.
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:37 pm My point is that, whether or not you see it on your card, there is a database for the vaccinations.
But what country that controls access would be able to use the database? I suppose they could insist that all inbound flights be screened prior to take-off. Not even sure the airlines would have access.
This is just a guess, but given the rate of vaccination in the US, in 3-4 months I think this will be moot when traveling to most common places Americans travel to. The deaths, cases and hospitalizations have already plummeted in the US.
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Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:37 pm
Seasonal wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:34 pm
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 pm
seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
Notice the place on the card for the IIS number.
None of the cards I've seen for vaccinated people include an IIS number.
My point is that, whether or not you see it on your card, there is a database for the vaccinations.
Out of curiosity, the CDC says:
Q: What information is in an IIS?
A: Information in an IIS is different in every state, but most contain at least the following information: patient name (first, middle, and last), patient birth date, patient sex, patient birth state/country, mother’s name, the types and dates of vaccines given, and the date the shot was given.
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/i ... s/faq.html

For my recent vaccines, I have not been asked my birth state/country or mother's name. Is the CDC wrong? If not, where might the vaccinators be getting this information?
Q: Can pharmacists participate in an IIS?
A: Yes. Pharmacists that administer vaccines and are interested in participating in the IIS, should contact the IIS in their state.
This implies pharmacist participation is voluntary. I've been getting vaccines from pharmacists.
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There isn't any IIS number on my card, although I agree that there is a space for it. After my shot, I was emailed a PDF containing all the information I'd provided when I made the appointment, including a full 104 characters of "Vaccine name" (ending in "CARTON, 10 MULTI-DOSE VIALS"); a lot number; and the "EUA/VIS Date Given" and "EUA/VIS Publication Date," whatever those are. But no reference whatsoever to an "IIS."
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Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:37 pm
Seasonal wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:34 pm
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 pm
seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
Notice the place on the card for the IIS number.
None of the cards I've seen for vaccinated people include an IIS number.
My point is that, whether or not you see it on your card, there is a database for the vaccinations.
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 pm
seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
Notice the place on the card for the IIS number.
Which is left blank on my card. The database is kept on a local/state level. Useless outside of the state/US. Even in state, who is going to verify the record actually exist other than a medical provider given privacy laws?
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seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:48 pm
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:37 pm
Seasonal wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:34 pm
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 pm
seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
Notice the place on the card for the IIS number.
None of the cards I've seen for vaccinated people include an IIS number.
My point is that, whether or not you see it on your card, there is a database for the vaccinations.
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 pm
seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
Notice the place on the card for the IIS number.
Which is left blank on my card. The database is kept on a local/state level. Useless outside of the state/US.
Perhaps it will be useless. Perhaps the database will be integrated into a future passport system. Time will tell. Be safe.
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Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:51 pm
seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:48 pm
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:37 pm
Seasonal wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:34 pm
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 pm

Notice the place on the card for the IIS number.
None of the cards I've seen for vaccinated people include an IIS number.
My point is that, whether or not you see it on your card, there is a database for the vaccinations.
Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 pm
seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/ ... n-card.pdf
Notice the place on the card for the IIS number.
Which is left blank on my card. The database is kept on a local/state level. Useless outside of the state/US.
Perhaps it will be useless. Perhaps the database will be integrated into a future passport system. Time will tell. Be safe.
Privacy objections to a national ID would apply even more to a national vaccination DB. By the time those objects/lawsuits are settled, international standards agreed upon by foreign governments, COVID would be under control.

Going back to the card. If the record in the local/state vaccination DB is the source of truth, then "The card is a reminder for you. Serves no purpose for real proof as you can print your own on 3x4 card stock."

Take a birth certificate for an example. It's certifying that a birth is recorded at the county government. That's the source of truth similar to a record in a vaccine database indicating a vaccination took place.

The birth certificate is accepted as de facto proof because it's a (more) secure document than the CDC COVID-19 vaccination cards. If the cards are made more secure, then perhaps is can be accepted as proof across states and countries.
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seawolf21 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:48 pm
Which is left blank on my card. The database is kept on a local/state level. Useless outside of the state/US. Even in state, who is going to verify the record actually exist other than a medical provider given privacy laws?
I filled out the top part of my own card; the vaccinators at our site only fill out the Dose 1 and Dose 2 part. I could have put my medical record number on it since it is on the “after visit summary” printout patients receive at checkout. I chose not to add my MRN from the the Epic system provided by our hospital for our mass vaccination clinic since it is different from my primary care provider’s Epic record number. I kept those printouts as additional “proof” as they look at least a little bit more official.

But again, my state (and many others) has a state vaccine registry and all the data should flow into that system. Fairly certain even the local pharmacies and medical groups feed into that. Obviously, it would get messy if I had traveled to another state for my second dose (snow birds).

There’s also a federal system (Tiberius) but I am not sure that it would be a suitable source for a digital passport due to data protection/privacy rules.
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I didn't realize they were going to be used for travel or anything official. Mine doesn't seem to have any useful info other than name, birthday, date, and vaccination site. Seems pretty easy to forge.

I'll have to take a picture, burn the physical card, and sell it as an NFT for $1million.
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Somewhere in a drawer that could be located. Not planning to travel on airplanes yet, so we don't consider the cards as more than historical documents at the moment, though we could locate them if required.

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quantAndHold wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 11:03 am
GlacierRunner wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:51 am I took a picture so that it's on my phone and then the physical card is stored with all my important documents: passport, birth certificate, and yes - my childhood vaccination record.
My childhood vaccination record didn’t make it to adulthood with me. I think at this point, as a result, I’ve had the MMR vaccine...four times?
FYI, having your childhood vaccine records may not prevent you from needing to get childhood vaccines again. I had to repeat the MMR sequence a couple of years ago because my titer blood test showed the childhood shot did not "take".

As for my COVID vaccine card, it will probably go right next to my Tdap card in the short term, in the pile of items to take to my next doctor's appointment for their records. Then I'll likely put it in the fire proof safe since I'm not planning any travel any time soon, and that will keep it in an easy-to-remember location for when I do need it.

I'll also investigate the tip someone gave up thread about seeing if my doctor's office online patient portal will let me scan the Tdap and COVID cards to them through the portal. Then I could put both in the safe and have one less thing to worry about at the next appointment.
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stan1 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:31 pm
egrets wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:26 pm My state has a database of coronavirus vaccinations for people who got vaccinated in the state.
Given the variety of vaccination sources I'd expect potential for significant data quality issues (possibly with no way to fix an error). It may work for some but not those whose data is incorrect in the data base. Could easily be a double digit percentage whose data is wrong or missing.
Mine is fine and I had it done at a pharmacy. The people doing this are trained, I think it is highly unlikely they will screw up, and who says errors can't be corrected, all you would have to do is produce your vaccination card.
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I removed an interchange discussing rationale to forge a vaccination card. Based on past experience, the discussion will quickly become derailed.

Please stay on topic, which is saving your vaccination record card.
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I got the 2nd dose this morning. I wasn't sure what to do with the card either but, thanks to this thread, I've taken a photo of it on my phone and placed the card in a safe place in my home.
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You guys are way ahead of the public (not surprising).

While waiting in line, I overheard multiple people at our local vaccination center with appointments for second doses that didn't bring their cards, and didn't know where their cards were. This particular location gave a new card, and put both dates on it for those people (since they had records for the first doses, which were done at the same location). So now those people are vaccinated, and have two cards, one of which shows both doses. And my guess is, now that it's been a few days, they don't know where either card is. But hey, they showed up twice and got vaccinated twice, so at least they're protected.

I took a photo of mine, and will store the physical copy with other important documents, as many others above have posted. Good idea posted above to let my doctor know at my next visit so they can add it to my records. I doubt with privacy concerns that a better organized national way to prove vaccination status in a secure manner will be available in a timely fashion. Not particularly worried about it, myself.
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Gadget wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:57 pm I didn't realize they were going to be used for travel or anything official.
They won't be in the US. OTOH, some international countries may require them for inbound travelers...so unless you are an international traveller, you can stuff it in a drawer.
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Big Dog wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 9:10 pm
Gadget wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:57 pm I didn't realize they were going to be used for travel or anything official.
They won't be in the US. OTOH, some international countries may require them for inbound travelers...so unless you are an international traveller, you can stuff it in a drawer.
Actually, Hawaii is developing a system to opt out of mandatory quarantine if one presents a covid vaccination passport:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/suzannerow ... 11b6944302

And testing is already underway:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/coming-vac ... 1615922205

"Clear, the trusted-traveler program that helps fliers get through airport security more quickly, is testing a Covid-19 test or vaccination-verification app on some flights into Hawaii as part of a pilot program with the state."
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Cruise wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 9:17 pm
Big Dog wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 9:10 pm
Gadget wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:57 pm I didn't realize they were going to be used for travel or anything official.
They won't be in the US. OTOH, some international countries may require them for inbound travelers...so unless you are an international traveller, you can stuff it in a drawer.
Actually, Hawaii is developing a system to opt out of mandatory quarantine if one presents a covid vaccination passport:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/suzannerow ... 11b6944302

And testing is already underway:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/coming-vac ... 1615922205

"Clear, the trusted-traveler program that helps fliers get through airport security more quickly, is testing a Covid-19 test or vaccination-verification app on some flights into Hawaii as part of a pilot program with the state."
It's not really clear how these apps are going solve the data collection problem to prove a vaccination took place.

https://www.clearme.com/vaccine-validation
https://commonpass.org/faqs

It makes sense for lab tests as most tests are performed by private labs and these lab are finite in number. For example, Hawaii only accept test from a list of approved labs.

For vaccinations, there's a lot more providers administrating vaccines from individual healthcare providers to government vaccination sites to pharmacies etc. I don't think collecting information that vaccination took place from the medical provider will work. It will be interesting to see how these apps will source vaccination data from a local/state government immunization databases while navigating privacy concerns.

Furthermore if a person took a test at an unsupported lab, they can always take another test at partner lab to use the app. Can't do that if you already took the vaccine.

Iceland may be trying to accept CDC cards at face value. Essentially it is on a honor system unless/until any outbreaks are traced back to an American who entered with a non-genuine card.
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gwe67 wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:35 am Scanned into Books app on iPhone, just like I did with other important items: medical card, dental card, drivers license, etc.
I took a picture, and it is on my phone with other images...Scanning into Books app on iPhone seems to be a better place for this.
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It's in my wallet. I just wish they would have made the size of it roughly the same size of the social security/credit card. It barely fits in my wallet.
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Filed ours in the important papers section of our filing cabinet. We both got our 2nd shot on Saturday, and all my wife experienced was a sore arm. I got the sore arm, dizziness, and 103 degree temperature and chills. I slept at least 10 additional hours today.

I never get sick. I would guess that the last time was 5 years ago but I don't even think it was that recent. That being said, I would get the shots again no matter what. My symptoms are typical for those who have a reaction and are supposed to last 2 to 3 days. All it means when you get this type of reaction is that your immune system is doing what it's supposed to be doing.

FYI, I bought a Kinsa thermometer last year. Your temperature is reported back via wifi to Kinsa. They create a map so that you can see where the hot spots are around the country and in your state. It's not just for COVID, but for other infectious diseases as well.

https://kinsahealth.com/
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I screenprinted mine onto a face mask.
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Doom&Gloom wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:07 pm
steve roy wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 5:46 pm Keep it in a file with other docs. Have it on smart phone as a photograph. Already used phone version at doctor’s.
For what purpose if you don't mind sharing?
They were updating my medical records (I'd been away awhile due to the virus). They wanted to see dated documents regarding vaccination. I got the Moderna vaccine in late January and mid February.

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steve roy wrote: Sun Mar 21, 2021 9:09 pm
Doom&Gloom wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:07 pm
steve roy wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 5:46 pm Keep it in a file with other docs. Have it on smart phone as a photograph. Already used phone version at doctor’s.
For what purpose if you don't mind sharing?
They were updating my medical records (I'd been away awhile due to the virus). They wanted to see dated documents regarding vaccination. I got the Moderna vaccine in late January and mid February.

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I will scan it and save it in my Password Manager. I had the first vaccination scheduled through a local hospital that keeps records of my visits such as mammograms etc. My primary physician is also a member of this hospital. I just checked and it has a record of my first visit to be vaccinated and the type of vaccine I received. I am scheduled for the second shot - also recorded. So I can just log into the hospital website on my laptop or cellphone and provide the proof.
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While the CDC COVID card may or may not be accepted by foreign governments, it is accepted by Krispy Kreme for a free glazed donut once a day for the rest of 2021.

https://www.krispykreme.com/promos/vaccineoffer
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