Macy, Saginaw

Macy is a 18 year old recent high school graduate from Saginaw County Michigan, throughout the beginning of the pandemic she was a co-op patient transporter at MidMichigan Health. When the cases started to climb MidMichigan was forced to drop her co-op position in order to reduce Covid-19 exposures to high school students. She describesContinue reading “Macy, Saginaw”

Jackson, Kalamazoo

Storyteller: Paige Timpe  Jackson is an 18-year-old senior in high school where he attends Plainwell High School. His focus is finishing his senior year to go onto college where he plans to attend Saginaw Valley State University, in Saginaw, Michigan where he will be studying economics. Aside from school he also works for his dad helping him with his pool business where he works on building and maintaining pools.  Jackson’s first-time hearing about COVID-19 was March ofContinue reading “Jackson, Kalamazoo”

Faith, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Trinity DeCaire Faith is a nineteen-year-old full-time college student, majoring in illustration. Faith first got word of COVID-19 in her Natural Science course around the time when Wuhan was in the news for going into lock down. Her professor had some experience and knowledge with COVID-19, leading to her and her class having manyContinue reading “Faith, Saginaw County”

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”