Jadyn, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Hayley Vance Jadyn is an 18 year old girl that lives in Chesaning, Michigan. Jadyn is a waitress at a restaurant named the Junction of Hope. She waits tables, answers the phone, and deals with customers. She first heard about COVID-19 in school. The teachers and staff were talking about it. They said itContinue reading “Jadyn, Saginaw County”

Stephanie, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Hayley Vance Stephanie is a 45 year old woman that lives in Chesaning, Michigan. Stephanie is a receptionist at Family Insurance Services in Chesaning, Michigan. She has worked here for many years. She first heard about COVID-19 through the news. She watches the news every morning when she is getting ready for work. TheContinue reading “Stephanie, Saginaw County”

Caitlyn, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Hayley Vance Caitlyn is an 18 year old student who lives in Oakley, Michigan. Caitlyn is a prep cook at a restaurant named the Back Forty in Chesaning, Michigan. She has been working there for years and never expected to not be able to because of a pandemic.  The first time Caitlyn heard aboutContinue reading “Caitlyn, Saginaw County”

Macy, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Hayley Vance Macy is an 18 year old girl that lives in Brant, Michigan. When the pandemic first started, Macy was a sales lead at Journeys in Birch Run. She has worked at Journeys since June of 2019. When COVID-19 hit, she lost her job and became unemployed. She first heard about COVID whenContinue reading “Macy, Saginaw County”

Marc, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Carson Kaeckmeister Marc was a 47 year old investment manager at a bank when the pandemic first hit the U.S. As an investment manager he must keep up to date with the very latest news so that he can accurately advise his customers on how they should invest their hard earned money. He firstContinue reading “Marc, Saginaw County”

Tina, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Carson Kaeckmeister In mid-January of 2020,┬áTina and some friends took a trip to Colorado to go skiing. While at dinner one night, one of her friends brought up the topic of a new virus spreading through China like wildfire. This is when Tina first heard of Covid-19. Luckily, her trip to Colorado was notContinue reading “Tina, Saginaw County”

Calvin, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Carson Kaeckmeister Calvin was a 21 year old construction worker when the pandemic first started. He had first learned of Covid-19 when he and some friends of his were trying to make plans to celebrate his 21st birthday and found out that all the bars and restaurants were closed down. Thankfully, his job wasContinue reading “Calvin, Saginaw County”

Luke, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Carson Kaeckmeister Luke was a 21 year old retired military police when the pandemic first started. He had been watching the news one February evening when he learned of a new virus spreading around China. This is when he first learned of Covid-19. Little did he know it would soon be at his doorstepContinue reading “Luke, Saginaw County”

Austin, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Megan Hoesman Austin turned 18 in June, the middle of the Michigan shutdown. He grew up in Saginaw County with his family. Austin was not aware of the Coronavirus until his girlfriend told him about it at the end of February. At the time, the only way that the Coronavirus affected him was thatContinue reading “Austin, Saginaw County”