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(CBS4Denver - KCNC)   America's Best State is giving away free at-home COVID test kits   (denver.cbslocal.com) divider line
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2021-09-22 12:54:52 PM  
15 votes:
But don't move here! It's horrible here! There's no oxygen because of the altitude and we snack on Rocky Mountain Oysters all day long. And it snows constantly! In fact, we're having a blizzard now!
 
2021-09-22 1:57:23 PM  
12 votes:

solokumba: ...or people could just get vaccinated


I'm vaccinated and have twice given myself Binax home tests after being at public events. (Negative both times.)
 
2021-09-22 2:05:30 PM  
8 votes:
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If this is what the "best state" sends to Congress...
 
2021-09-22 11:56:34 AM  
6 votes:
...or people could just get vaccinated
 
2021-09-22 1:54:12 PM  
6 votes:
Colorado ahead of the curve, as usual.

On a side note I like how since hospitalizations and deaths are remaining pretty steady/low or even dropping, the media now has to report on cases instead to fear monger.

We've known since the beginning that the vaccine won't prevent you getting it, it will prevent you from being hospitalized and/or dying.  Which is good.  The numbers show that the vaccine is working.  Just wish more people would get it...
 
2021-09-22 2:08:51 PM  
4 votes:
"Counties that tend to have the highest hospitalization rates tend to be the counties with the lowest vaccination rates."

Huh. Weird. I wonder why that is...

Miss5280: But don't move here! It's horrible here! There's no oxygen because of the altitude and we snack on Rocky Mountain Oysters all day long. And it snows constantly! In fact, we're having a blizzard now!


I really wish I'd known this before I moved here. The weather is terrible and house prices are astronomical! It's insane I tell you! I think I'm turning blue, where's my oximeter? And my toothbrush! GAWD!
 
2021-09-22 2:10:47 PM  
2 votes:

Super Chronic: solokumba: ...or people could just get vaccinated

I'm vaccinated and have twice given myself Binax home tests after being at public events. (Negative both times.)


When I was taking care of my mother during her breakthrough case, I was going to get tested every other day or there abouts. 5 to 7 tests during that time.

Fully vaxxed as well.
 
2021-09-22 2:15:43 PM  
2 votes:

quo vadimus: [Fark user image 224x225]

If this is what the "best state" sends to Congress...


It got her out of the state so I'd chalk that up as a win.
 
2021-09-22 2:52:18 PM  
2 votes:

RepoManTSM: We Ate the Necco Wafers: It's a nice state, but it's landlocked and next door to a bunch of states that aren't too great.

Marijuana is legal all over the country now, and many other states have nice scenery and good skiing, so Colorado needs to step up its game. I'm not sure at-home COVID tests is enough.

I still can't buy legal retail weed in NYS which fits the other criteria. I hate those clowns in Albany, what a bunch of clowns?!


NJ and NY are in a race to see who can be slowest in implementing actual retail purchases of recreational cannabis.    Maine set a pretty high bar, though.

\guess I'll have to keep using my homegrown stuff...
 
2021-09-22 4:46:48 PM  
2 votes:

quo vadimus: [Fark user image 224x225]

If this is what the "best state" sends to Congress...


Ken Buck is still far and away the worst representative from Colorado.
 
2021-09-22 2:00:44 PM  
1 vote:
Why is Colorado so awesome?
 
2021-09-22 2:00:45 PM  
1 vote:

tasteme: Miss5280: But don't move here! It's horrible here! There's no oxygen because of the altitude and we snack on Rocky Mountain Oysters all day long. And it snows constantly! In fact, we're having a blizzard now!


Don't worry. You do not have New Mexican green chile, you bunch of uncultured swine. I follow the chile....


But you can take I-25 South over the Raton pass and get it from the source. Or go to King Soopers. Heck we get it Northwestern Louisiana at Brookshire's.

/Don't follow the Chile to Texas or Louisiana.
 
2021-09-22 2:04:43 PM  
1 vote:
It's a nice state, but it's landlocked and next door to a bunch of states that aren't too great.

Marijuana is legal all over the country now, and many other states have nice scenery and good skiing, so Colorado needs to step up its game. I'm not sure at-home COVID tests is enough.
 
2021-09-23 9:43:22 AM  
1 vote:

Name Withheld: Washington is way better. We have high desert, snow, ranches, cowboys, weed, hippies, communes, guns, and all of what Colorado offers, but with no income tax


Yes! Washington is better! Move there!
 
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