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Hudson Falls

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?

COVID-19 first occurred to me in march of last year

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

it is my senior year of high school and i am loosing everything now i might not even get a graduation

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

im just trying to keep busy

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

how many people are refusing to wear masks

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?

no i am not a business owner

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

i work at a grocery store we have to keep our masks on and wash everything down after being touched

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?


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?

yes school is all virtual right now and i have such a hard time with it being online

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

on my laptop

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?

yes i have one dog 4 Guinea pigs and a fish i love them dearly

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

people are a lot nicer during the pandemic

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?

i didnt loose anyone during the pandemic

What do you wish you knew before the pandemic began?

that that would be my last day of junior year

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

keep everything clean and just stay healthy

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

i feel like earing masks are going to be a normal thing

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COVID-19 (Disease)


Southern Adirondack Library System




Southern Adirondack Library System


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Covid History




Coronavirus Pandemic


“Jewel,” Leaving Our Fingerprints on History, accessed August 19, 2022,

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