Ash

Covid-History Item Type Metadata

Age

32

Date

02/28/2021

Location

Ireland

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 2020- total lockdown, food shortages, toilet roll shortages, cleaning product shortages

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

No job, still locked down, schools closed, nobody cares anymore

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

Alcohol

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

People wanting everyone to conform to the government

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?

Work closed down so unemployed

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

No

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

Yes, very hard homeschooling and entertaining them

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

Teacher zoom calls, using social media to find out the news

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

Postponed baby’s christening, waiting on things opening up again and flights resuming so family can attend

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

I have cats at the start of lockdowns it was extremely difficult to buy cat food

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

A lot of things could have been prevented if the government had of acted sooner instead of thinking about money

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

I think in 2/3 years everything will be back to normal

Dublin Core

Title

Ash

Subject

COVID-19 (Disease)

Publisher

Southern Adirondack Library System

Date

02/28/2021

Contributor

Southern Adirondack Library System

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Language

English

Type

Covid History

Identifier

12449608180

Coverage

Coronavirus Pandemic

Citation

“Ash,” Leaving Our Fingerprints on History, accessed January 21, 2022, https://fingerprints.sals.edu/omeka/items/show/335.

Output Formats

Geolocation