Anna, Midland County

Storyteller: Michelle Wilkerson Anna is an 18-year-old who lives in Midland, Michigan. She is a co-op student for a hospital. Anna puts extra time into volunteering until one day she was asked not to come in. Covid began to spread, and she felt scared, yet it felt like something temporary. she spent her junior yearContinue reading “Anna, Midland County”

Savian, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Michelle Wilkerson Savian is a 22-year-old who lives in Saginaw, Michigan. He attends the trade school Job Corp for bricklaying. In March 2020, Savian overheard the news of one of his attendees being sick with a virus and being sent home. This was the start of his knowledge about Coronavirus, and he felt overwhelmContinue reading “Savian, Saginaw County”

Elizabeth, Saginaw county

Storyteller: Michelle Wilkerson Elizabeth is a 24-year-old who lives in Saginaw, Michigan. She gained firsthand experience with Covid-19, working in the health care field around the elderly and children. Elizabeth remembers scrolling through her Snapchat feed and seeing a post briefly about Covid. She took no caution to it, believing it would be equivalent toContinue reading “Elizabeth, Saginaw county”

Onyka, Bay County

Storyteller: Michelle Wilkerson Onyka is a 26-year-old who lives in Bay City, Michigan. Before the pandemic, she worked full-time as a stocker in a grocery store. Due to Covid, she stays at home with her 6-month-old son, while her fiancĂ© takes the risk of working. Onyka first heard of COVID-19 through a friend from JapanContinue reading “Onyka, Bay County”