Cheryl, Auburn

Storyteller: McKenzie Hurd Cheryl is 57 years old and lives in Auburn, Michigan with her husband, daughter, son-in-law, granddaughter, dog named Bella, and two cats. Cheryl is the manager of Dollar General. Her responsibility is to hire and train new employees, managing the store’s daily operations to ensure that everything runs smoothly, and make sureContinue reading “Cheryl, Auburn”

Shelly, Bay City

Storyteller: McKenzie Hurd Shelly is 54 years old and lives in Bay City, Michigan with her son, dog, and cat. She works at McLaren Bay Region as a radiographer. Her main responsibility is to perform medical imaging, such as an X-ray, to help diagnose the patient’s condition, preparing the patient for their procedure which includesContinue reading “Shelly, Bay City”

Lori, Auburn

Storyteller: McKenzie Hurd Lori is 50 years old who lives in Auburn, Michigan with her husband, and two daughters. She is a registered nurse at Great Lakes Bay Surgery and Endoscopy Center in Midland, Michigan. Lori’s responsibility is to interview patients for their health history, obtain any necessary cardiac clearances, and perform patient education totalContinue reading “Lori, Auburn”

Joanne, Frankenmuth

Storyteller: Angelina Tersigni This interview has the answers I received from my mom. She describes her job as an engineer, and that she designs electric power steering motors. She first heard about Covid when she was first isolated, and she heard from coworkers and from the news. She says that the biggest change in herContinue reading “Joanne, Frankenmuth”

Mardie, Frankenmuth

Storyteller: Michael Crary             Mardie is from Frankenmuth, MI and works in government, more specifically reviewing applications for certain benefit programs. She, along with many others, became aware of COVID-19 through the news. After the pandemic hit, her life changed from coordinating social activities for coworkers to being shut inside and quarantined by herself forContinue reading “Mardie, Frankenmuth”

Monica, Birch Run

Storyteller: Michael Crary             Monica is an administrative worker for a family-owned landscaping company based in Birch Run, which is also where she lives. She is a close family friend, so we have gone through this pandemic together in one way or another. The pandemic was brought to her knowledge via the local news inContinue reading “Monica, Birch Run”

Veronica, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Michael Crary Veronica is the CEO and President of a Countywide Chamber of Commerce, while at home she is a grandmother of two, keeping her hands just as full. Veronica first heard of the pandemic through the news in January of 2019. This changed her work life similarly to many others, as she hadContinue reading “Veronica, Saginaw County”

JoAnn, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Michael Crary JoAnn is a single mother of two from Frankenmuth, MI, she has worked hard up to the president position at a non-profit in Saginaw called Saginaw Future. She was on a vacation in Mexico just a few weeks after COVID-19 was becoming apparent, but at the time was nothing to worry about,Continue reading “JoAnn, Saginaw County”