Lucy

Covid-History Item Type Metadata

Age

80

Date

01/27/2021

Location

Queensbury

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?

March 2021

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

A lot of alone time - no family

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

Exercise

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

Sadness in friends

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

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

No

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?

No

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

Yes

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

No children

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?

Not a student

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

E- mails, texting

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

No

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

No

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

No

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

No

What do you wish you knew before the pandemic began?

Appreciate family and friends more

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

That it was a long long long lonesome time. Always be safe and clean.

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

New normal we a long time coming. Life will be very different for us all.

Dublin Core

Title

Lucy

Subject

COVID-19 (Disease)

Publisher

Southern Adirondack Library System

Date

01/27/2021

Contributor

Southern Adirondack Library System

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Language

English

Type

Covid History

Identifier

12360544398

Coverage

Coronavirus Pandemic

Citation

“Lucy,” Leaving Our Fingerprints on History, accessed January 19, 2022, https://fingerprints.sals.edu/omeka/items/show/327.

Output Formats

Geolocation