I Had COVID, I Was Vaccinated, and I Still Wear a Mask

Me and my wife sitting against the bricks in Doak Campbell Stadium wearing our masks to protect those around us.
Masked and attending UNC v. FSU in 2020. The capacity limits of the stadium and masks allowed for a glimmer of normalcy amidst the pandemic.
  • If you had COVID, why did you get the vaccine?
  • If you had COVID and/or are vaccinated, why do you still wear a mask?

If you had COVID, why did you get the vaccine?

If you are vaccinated, why do you still wear a mask?

My wife taking a picture of a waterfall while we vacationed.
An outdoor vacation stop allowed us to get away from home but also keep ourselves safe from potential spread.
  • Some people are unable to get vaccinated and are dependent on herd immunity being developed so that they can reenter society.
  • The more unvaccinated potential hosts that exist for the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the greater the likelihood of mutations that could escape immunity.
  • History of COVID and vaccines are not 100% for creating immunity, so even after either of these events a person can still catch COVID.
  • Reinfections, though exceedingly rare, do happen in people who have had COVID.

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