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Flu Shots


Are you getting a flu shot this year?

Cody Winget: Not. For me, it’s a 50/50 chance I get the flu without the shot, but every time I’ve had a flu shot I’ve gotten the flu.

Alissa Wells: No, if I want to inject myself with the flu and get sick, I will go suck face with a Main Street bum.

Paula Saltas: I am sure all our staff will say, “No, cuz it makes me get the flu,” so I’ll be different in saying, “No, because I looked in the mirror this morning and there could be a possibility that I may be pregnant.”

Susan Kruithof: Not unless they give them out at my favorite watering holes. Bourbon House, what say you? Flu shoots on the house? Or better yet, Gracie’s for Funday Sunday brunch. After three mimosas and three Mirror Ponds, I won’t feel a thing.

Rachel Scott: Absolutely not! Every time I get a flu shot, I get seriously ill. When I go without them, I’m fine all winter. Excuse me, now I have to go knock on some wood.

Dan Nailen: No way! That’s how the government turns people into zombies, right? I don’t watch much sci-fi.

Victor Serrano: No. There is poison in those shots. Many people still get the flu and at times it hits them bad. I rarely get a cold or flu because I take care of my immune system.

Scott Renshaw: I just don’t get the flu, like ever, so I don’t see the point. Now if there were a seasonal “increase tolerance for idiot bad-weather drivers” vaccine, I’d get it in a heartbeat.

Larry Carter: I’m not and I never have, because I’m afraid of needles.