Participant 004 Community Conversations Interview



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Trenton, N.J.: New Jersey State Library



In this interview, Participant 4 shares how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted their lives, including unemployment, isolation from family members, depression, and concerns about losing health insurance. They found strength and happiness through family meals, and express gratitude for returning to their job before losing health insurance. The participant emphasizes adherance to COVID-19 guidelines, and their trust in COVID-19 information from health care providers and the news.They share concerns about populations impacted by COVID-19 that may be left out, such as older adults and community members not receiving testing resources.


Social and Economic Factors, Recommendations, Self-Care Strategies, Education, Positive Outlook, Acts of Kindness, Older Persons, Negative Mental Health Outcomes, Unpredictability, Relationships, Individuals with High-Risk Health Conditions, Social Re-Connect, Perceptions from residents and societal views_ responses, Those Left out of Virus Response, Challenges with Remote Schooling_Virtual Learning for Children, Loss of Health Insurance, Loss of Job or Business, Employment, Secondary Suffering and Trauma, Children, New Jersey, Sussex Co. (N.J.)