Adrienne

Covid-History Item Type Metadata

Age

40

Date

10/25/2020

Location

Whitehall

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 had just brought our premature infant home and needed to stay in isolation much longer than expected. My reaction hasn't changed.

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

My kids are home 24/7 and struggling without socialization and our access to activities has changed drastically

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

Overwhelmed and at our breaking point. There isn't much we can do because there's nothing available to us.

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

Nothing has changed except things that are open and not open no

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?

Yes. I lost my job because of lack of funding related directly to covid

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

n/a

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

Yes-3 2 teenagers ages 16 and 14 and a 11 month old. Not going well at all. They miss school and they miss life as it used to be.

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?

As some sort of social outlet

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?

We have 3 dogs-being home all day with them is crazy

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

Extra family time and able to spend the amount of time with our new baby

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

n/a

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?

That people in power are uneducated fools

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

That it impacted life greatly and that it was hugely impacted by fear and fear tactics. No preparation.

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

Hopefully things will go back to 100% normal

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

n/a

Dublin Core

Title

Adrienne

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

12107373067

Coverage

Coronavirus Pandemic

Citation

“Adrienne,” Leaving Our Fingerprints on History, accessed August 19, 2022, https://fingerprints.sals.edu/omeka/items/show/238.

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