Michele

Covid-History Item Type Metadata

Age

65

Date

05/28/2020

Location

Malta, New York

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?

We were driving to Florida on March 12 and were halfway there when the world was shutting down. Once we got home we were there to stay

How is your life different now than it was before the pandemic?

Quiet. Miss the library the most

How are you feeling? What are you doing to relieve stress?

Feeling ok. No extra stress. Doing some household chores that had been neglected

What have you noticed has changed in your community since the outbreak? What has surprised you?

Nothing really direct.. i see more people walking and kids playing outside

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?

n/a

Are you an essential employee? What do you do? What precautions are being taken at your workplace? What precautions are implementing at home?

n/a

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?

n/a

Are you working from home? What adjustments or challenges are you experiencing?

Yes. Setting up a workplace..had to get into a schedule

Do you have children at home? How’s it going?

n/a

If you’re a student, was school canceled? Were you able to complete your studies online? Do you think you’ll be back on campus in the fall?

n/a

How are you using social media, the Internet, or digital platforms during the pandemic?

Using less social media. I use the SALS for ebooks

Did you have to postpone any major life events? (e.g. Graduation, wedding, major birthday) What did you do instead?

n/a

Do you have animals? Did you adopt a pet? How have they impacted your day?

I have 4 cats. They are getting used to having us around more

What positive things did you contribute to or notice take place?

We have been doing a lot of take-out to support local restaurants. Also buying gift cards to various stores to use later on.

Did you or someone you know contract COVID-19? What was it like?

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If you lost someone during the pandemic, how did you celebrate their lives?

n/a

What do you wish you knew before the pandemic began?

How unprepared we were. The people in charge seem to have different priorities than the general public

What would you want future generations to know about the 2020 pandemic? How would you recommend they prepare for it?

How horrible it was and make sure you have the right people in charge

How do you think this pandemic will change how we behave going forward? What will the “new normal” look like?

Masks everywhere. Less crowds maybe

Is there anything else you would like to add that hasn't already been asked above?

n/a

Dublin Core

Title

Michele

Subject

COVID-19 (Disease)

Publisher

Southern Adirondack Library System

Contributor

Southern Adirondack Library System

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Language

English

Type

Covid History

Identifier

11643148491

Coverage

Coronavirus Pandemic

Citation

“Michele,” Leaving Our Fingerprints on History, accessed January 22, 2022, https://fingerprints.sals.edu/omeka/items/show/159.

Output Formats

Geolocation