Participant 010 Community Conversations Interview



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Trenton, N.J.: New Jersey State Library



In this interview, Participant 10 shares how life changed during the pandemic, but how they found strength and happiness through prayer and volunteer work. They express disappointment during the pandemic about being on lockdown. The participant shares their perception that New Jersey could do more to help people financially, particularly people experiencing homelessness. They feel concern about the loss of businesses, and frustration toward people not cooperating with guidelines, but emphasize the need to re-open.


View of the Federal Government's Response (in 2020), View of NJ Government's Response to the Pandemic, Social and Economic Factors, Social Disconnect - Social Isolation and Loneliness, Perceived Politicization of Public Health Response, Those Left out of Virus Response, Frustrations with Lack of Adherence, Relationships, Self-Care Strategies, Religion or Spirituality, COVID-19 Health Behaviors, Unpredictability, Acts of Kindness, Passaic Co. (N.J.), New Jersey



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