Jeremy, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Trinity DeCaire Forty-four-year-old Jeremy learned about COVID-19 in March of 2020, his workplace was considering shutting down for about two weeks. Jeremy is a factory technician for the prototype division at Nexteer Automotive. When he had first learned about COVID-19 he didn’t understand the full effect that it had or the soon coming effectContinue reading “Jeremy, Saginaw County”

Monica, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Trinity DeCaire Monica is a thirty-nine-year-old mother and civil servant who lives in Saginaw, Michigan. She first heard about COVID-19 when news about Wuhan was being broadcasted. Her current main focuses are work and family, she works as an Income Tax Auditor who processes local income tax filings and assists taxpayers with their filings,Continue reading “Monica, Saginaw County”

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”

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”

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”

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”

James, Saginaw County

James works as a survey CAD technician for Spicer Group in Saginaw. He is 46 years old. James had first heard of the virus chatting with his coworkers on his lunch break. James immediately looked up the virus on his computer when he returned to his desk. Being a type-1 diabetic, James was rather nervousContinue reading “James, Saginaw County”