Covid-History Item Type Metadata
When did the impact of COVID-19 first occur to you? How did your reaction to COVID-19 change between then and the first case in your town?
TV News Report
How is your life different now than it was before the pandemic?
Restricted. Mask required when going away from home.
How are you feeling? What are you doing to relieve stress?
OK Reading, TV
What have you noticed has changed in your community since the outbreak? What has surprised you?
Restriction of business, churches, government offices
Are you a business owner who has had to close? If you are still open, how have you had to adjust how your business operates?
Are you an essential employee? What do you do? What precautions are being taken at your workplace? What precautions are implementing at home?
No. Retired. Hand washing
Are you an employee who has been laid off or furloughed? Were you able to get unemployment? Were you able to retain your health insurance?
Are you working from home? What adjustments or challenges are you experiencing?
Do you have children at home? How’s it going?
Did you have to postpone any major life events? (e.g. Graduation, wedding, major birthday) What did you do instead?
Do you have animals? Did you adopt a pet? How have they impacted your day?
Did you or someone you know contract COVID-19? What was it like?
If you lost someone during the pandemic, how did you celebrate their lives?
Missed the funeral
What do you wish you knew before the pandemic began?
What would you want future generations to know about the 2020 pandemic? How would you recommend they prepare for it?
Listen to the scientists and doctors
How do you think this pandemic will change how we behave going forward? What will the “new normal” look like?
Make preparations at earliest notice
Is there anything else you would like to add that hasn't already been asked above?
Believe that virus' and/or germs may obliterate the human species
Southern Adirondack Library System
“John,” Leaving Our Fingerprints on History, accessed August 10, 2022, https://fingerprints.sals.edu/omeka/items/show/140.