Amy Schumer put on her plush clothes when she received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in New York on Sunday afternoon.
The comedian, 39, encouraged people to wear their most beautiful clothes for the procedure, and she did not disappoint with a shiny gold dress.
Amy – who was diagnosed with Lyme disease in September – is pictured enjoying the crowds during the procedure, leaving everyone hysterically while making a very rough joke before a jab.
One shot! Amy Schumer looked ready to walk the red carpet in an embroidered gold dress as she received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday afternoon.
Sitting on the chair and waiting to be stabbed, Amy joked, “You can shoot at my mast, I don’t care!” When the waiting room burst into laughter, she kept telling the vaccination staff that she loved them and thanked them for her work.
Amy also took a compelling selfie with a fan named Alex, who thanked the actress for “brightening the room even in the case of uncertainty.”
Amy’s video montage of the trip began with a clip leading to the vaccination center singing the Whitney Houston song How I Would Know and fist-pumping excitedly.
Grateful: After receiving a jab, a fan spotted the 39-year-old stand-up comedian sitting and waiting for a 15-minute observation period, to watch for any rare allergic reactions.
Documenting the Experience: A few hours later, she shared a video of herself driving to the vaccination center singing the Whitney Houston song How I’m going to know and fist pumping excitedly
The recording also showed her apology to anyone who attended as she plans to entertain the medical professionals and volunteers.
The shots were then directed to a needle inserted into her arm as she was swinging, before she asked, “That’s it?”
Besides the video, Amy wrote: ‘I want to thank all the brave people in the medical field. But more of them want to shout at me. I love cool people in New York. Even those pesky. Nice to see them all. I feel enthusiastic and hopeful. Hope you do, too. ‘
I want to thank all the brave people in the medical field. But more of them want to shout at me. I love cool people in New York. Even those pesky. Nice to see them all. I feel enthusiastic and hopeful. Hope you do too, she captioned her Instagram video
Sweet: She also took a compelling selfie with a fan, Alex, who thanked the actress for “ brightening the room even through the uncertainty. ”
She also encouraged others to dress up and use the hashtag #downtogown to support Pencils For Kids, which provides classroom, program, library and school supplies to communities in need.
I Feel Pretty star explained that Jay Osiri will donate $ 5 to the organization for every suit or outfit worn by people who receive the vaccine.
The COVID-19 vaccine is available to certain groups in New York, including people 50 years of age or older, health care workers and other essential workers.
People with certain underlying health conditions and pregnant people are now eligible.
Funny: Schumer re-posted the photo on Instagram Story and rudely admits to her baffling wardrobe choice because most of them stick to comfortable clothes on their appointments
Heros: I also shared a candid comment: ‘I want to thank all the brave people in the medical field. But more of them want to shout at me. I love cool people in New York. Even those pesky. Nice to see them all. I feel enthusiastic and hopeful. Hope you do too ‘
The outfit explained: I Feel Pretty star explained that Jay Osiri will donate $ 5 to the organization for every suit or dress worn by people who receive the vaccine.
Back in September, Amy revealed that she had been diagnosed with a tick-borne Lyme disease.
In an Instagram post she wrote: “Will Anyone Have LYME This Summer?”
I got it and I was on doxycycline. Maybe years ago I had any advice?
Although the mother of one of the children explained that she was satisfied with the treatment, she wrote, “I also want to say that I am feeling good and I’m excited to have it off.”
Doxycycline is not the only treatment as it revealed that she is also taking a herbal remedy from the Great Cape Herbs medicinal plant known as “Lyme-2”.
Diagnosed: Back in September, Amy revealed that she had been diagnosed with a tick-borne Lyme disease
Earlier this month, Amy brought her 2-year-old son Jane to visit her father Gordon after nearly a year of no contact due to the coronavirus and his previous cases with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
In a touching family photo, Amy embraces in her arms her son who she shares with husband Chris Fisher while wearing a white KN95 mask.
In May The New York Times In an interview, Amy talked about how successful she was in the pandemic, revealing how difficult it was to stay away from her father, while she was trying to put everything right.
Reunited with her: Earlier this month, she brought her two-year-old son Jane to visit her father Gordon after nearly a year of no contact due to the Coronavirus and his previous conditions with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
I worry about my dad, who lives with help as 15 people have died. My mom is alone. It is annoying. And my friends are nurses, a lot of them have had it. But my day is nice. It’s good to have a baby, because it gives you a routine, not knowing what’s going on.
Amy revealed that she missed standing up more than anything, but was optimistic that he would eventually return, while she shares that comedians will have to “pivot and evolve” during this time in order to stay relevant.
She also added that she had no plans to go to a location or place that she did not know everything was safe.
What is Lyme disease?
Lyme disease is caused by bacteria that are transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected black-legged tick.
The most common symptoms of the disease are fever, headache, fatigue, and a rash called erythema migrans.
The disease can usually be treated with several weeks of oral antibiotics.
But if left untreated, the infection can spread to the joints, heart, and nerve symptoms and be fatal.
What happens when you get infected?
During the first three to 30 days of infection, these symptoms may occur:
- Muscle and joint pain
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Erythema migratory rash (EM)
The rash occurs in about 80 percent of those infected.
It can extend up to 12 inches (30 cm) and finally clean and give the appearance of a target or “bull’s eye”.
Lyme disease symptoms include:
- Severe headache and stiff neck
- Additional rash
- Arthritis with joint pain and swelling
- Facial paralysis or paraplegia
- Heart palpitations
- Problems with short-term memory
- Neurogenic pain