Participant 006 Community Conversations Interview



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Trenton, N.J.: New Jersey State Library



In this interview, Participant 6 discusses balancing work and caring for their children who were experiencing difficulties navigating COVID-19. They found allies in family members, and happiness through taking walks. The participant describes their disappointment in how the pandemic was handled, expressing that they had fears about going to work but could not quit their job because of insurance. They express concerns about children experiencing grief and loss, and systemic problems with inequities regarding access to adequate health care. They shared positive experiences with their children's day camp, such as safety protocols. The participant relies on information about COVID-19 from other parents, colleagues, news and social media.


Unpredictability, Positive Outlook, Acts of Kindness, Social Re-Connect, Access to Care, Recommendations, Secondary Suffering and Trauma, Clinical Care, Communities of Color_Minoritized Individuals, Frustrations with Lack of Adherence, Resilience, Noteworthy Quotes for Report or Presentation, Social and Economic Factors, Negative Mental Health Outcomes, View of the Federal Government's Response (in 2020), Social Pods, Employment, Social Disconnect - Social Isolation and Loneliness, View of NJ Government's Response to the Pandemic, Financial_Economic (In)stability, Disabled Individuals, Self-Care Strategies, Education, Perceptions from residents and societal views_ responses, COVID-19 Health Behaviors, Resources Needed, Those Left out of Virus Response, COVID-19 Pandemic, Sussex Co. (N.J.), New Jersey, Frustrations with Lack of Adherence, Self-Care Strategies



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