Home Sick For The Last Week

Topic 23532 | Page 2

Page 2 of 3 Previous Page Next Page Go To Page:
Junkyard Dog's Comment
member avatar

Sorry to hear that Rob... this may sound strange but you know those water faucets they have at the fuel Island? I asked my trainer one day is that water good to drink? He said I have no idea... I've literally seen guys washing themselves at the pumps in that water and others filling their water jugs out of them. Then I noticed a couple of the pumps had signs that said it wasn't potable water. Not putting two plus two together but Legionnaires disease comes from places where water is contaminated or air vents that were wet and bacteria formed. Just my two cents get well sir.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Rainy D.'s Comment
member avatar

Rob, contact your state and see if you can qualify for temporary disability. you never know. its better to wait and get better tha go back and have issues.

Mike H.'s Comment
member avatar

Glad to hear you're on the road to recovery,but let your body get back to 100% before going back to work.Follow your doctor's orders

Army 's Comment
member avatar

Rob, I guess disregard my post in another spot, asking how you have been doing. I would echo what Rainey is saying, because I live in New Hampshire, and there was a massive outbreak from that very disease in the past couple of months. They linked it to a hotel hot tub, and possibly a couple of other spots. I would encourage you to take it seriously because there have been fatalities from it. I hope you start to feel better soon, and get back on the road.

Chris

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
member avatar

Rob, I guess disregard my post in another spot, asking how you have been doing. I would echo what Rainey is saying, because I live in New Hampshire, and there was a massive outbreak from that very disease in the past couple of months. They linked it to a hotel hot tub, and possibly a couple of other spots. I would encourage you to take it seriously because there have been fatalities from it. I hope you start to feel better soon, and get back on the road.

Chris

Interesting. My wife has been sick for a couple of weeks, and she goes to a gym with hot tub and pool.

What are the symptoms?

Army 's Comment
member avatar

Not sure, I would google it...

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
member avatar

Not sure, I would google it...

I just did, she doesn't have it, but I feel better about not joining her gym now. If I join one, I'll find one with no pool or hot tub.

Robsteeler's Comment
member avatar

You have to breathe in the bacteria. It's usually air conditioning systems that cause it. First couple of days are flu like symptoms , body aches and high fever. After that nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea come out to play. Then super high fever appears. I had almost 105° fever for two days before I decided I needed to go to urgent care, and they called the ambulance. I'm not sure if a hot tub would do it, especially public ones. They chlorinate those things to death.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Robsteeler's Comment
member avatar

Thanks Rainy, but unfortunately I already got a letter telling me I'm not eligible because I didn't work a year before it happened. So it looks like I'll just lose a months pay. I'll survive it, and hopefully I get back soon.

Peter M.'s Comment
member avatar

Wow. Wishing you a speedy recovery.

Page 2 of 3 Previous Page Next Page Go To Page:

New Reply:

New! Check out our help videos for a better understanding of our forum features

Bold
Italic
Underline
Quote
Photo
Link
Smiley
Links On TruckingTruth


example: TruckingTruth Homepage



example: https://www.truckingtruth.com
Submit
Cancel
Upload New Photo
Please enter a caption of one sentence or less:

Click on any of the buttons below to insert a link to that section of TruckingTruth:

Getting Started In Trucking High Road Training Program Company-Sponsored Training Programs Apply For Company-Sponsored Training Truck Driver's Career Guide Choosing A School Choosing A Company Truck Driving Schools Truck Driving Jobs Apply For Truck Driving Jobs DOT Physical Drug Testing Items To Pack Pre-Hire Letters CDL Practice Tests Trucking Company Reviews Brett's Book Leasing A Truck Pre-Trip Inspection Learn The Logbook Rules Sleep Apnea
Done
Done

0 characters so far - 5,500 maximum allowed.
Submit Preview

Preview:

Submit
Cancel

Join Us!

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
High Road Training Program Logo
  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training

About Us

TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

Read More

Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

Learn More