Jessica, Saginaw

Story Teller: Daniel Leon Jessica is a 31 year old who is currently working and living in Saginaw, Michigan. She works at a hospital as a CNA where she assists patients with care, performing vitals, and other routine procedures. Her first introduction to Covid-19 was on social media however, officially was introduced at work whereContinue reading “Jessica, Saginaw”

Joey, Saginaw

Storyteller: Jaden Derleth Joey is a 23-year-old, 3rd-year college student who attends Saginaw Valley State University. Pre pandemic, Joey worked full time at a daycare and was taking classes. He regularly went out with friends, participated in many school functions, and traveled back and forth to his hometown to see his family. In early March,Continue reading “Joey, Saginaw”

Jon, Saginaw

Story Teller: Alexa Weaver Jon is a thirty-six year old resident of Saginaw, Michigan. He is also a husband and a father of two wonderful children. Jon and his wife, Chelsie, are both chiropractors and are the owners of Rise Chiropractic in Bay City, Michigan. His life changed drastically once the pandemic began. His childrenContinue reading “Jon, Saginaw”

Michael, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Phyllis Schmitter Michael was unemployed at the time of the pandemic. Before he found out about the pandemic, he was spending his days hanging out with friends and family, going out to different places, and working on various arts and crafts. He was simply enjoying life. When the pandemic fully hit the United StatesContinue reading “Michael, Saginaw County”

Christina, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Phyllis Schmitter Before the pandemic, Christina worked as a shift supervisor at an assisted living facility. She just went through her days busily, spending time working and barely seeing her children, two of which had moved out and the third was still going strong in her senior year. She first found out about theContinue reading “Christina, Saginaw County”

Jarod, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Phyllis Schmitter Jarod was a junior in high school when the pandemic hit. COVID-19 came out of nowhere, starting as vague whisperings of a pandemic from abroad hitting America to the entire school district being shut down. This change turned his world upside down, instead of going out and enjoying his junior year withContinue reading “Jarod, Saginaw County”