Erik, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Connor Shoemaker Erik is 52 years old and an automotive painter. He had first heard about the pandemic in the first part of February on the media. Due to Covid-19, he was furloughed from work for the month of April, mainly having to stay at home. He was able to get many things doneContinue reading “Erik, Saginaw County”

Kristie, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Connor Shoemaker Kristie lives in Saginaw and is 47 years old. She had first heard about COVID-19 in early February when the scientist died of the disease in China. She is a dental hygienist, so, unfortunately, she was furloughed from the middle of March to the beginning of June. She enjoyed the time offContinue reading “Kristie, Saginaw County”

Jackson, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Connor Shoemaker Jackson is 18 years old and first heard about the virus from his dad in early February. He was attending Swan Valley High School and worked at Jack’s Fruit Market. He was also excited to get a couple of weeks off of school at first, but eventually, he missed going out andContinue reading “Jackson, Saginaw County”

Jacob, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Connor Shoemaker Jacob had first heard about the virus in February of 2020. He recalls seeing multiple memes about it on Instagram in China before it actually became a severe pandemic and getting to America. At first, he did not take it seriously and was excited to get a couple of weeks off ofContinue reading “Jacob, Saginaw County”