Participant 575 Community Conversations Written Interview



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Trenton, N.J.: New Jersey State Library



In this written interview, Participant 575 shares their views on the COVID-19 pandemic, and describes the experience of losing their job and experiencing related stress. They share their perception that undocumented people were left out of the COVID-19 emergency response. The participant shares that they received most of their pandemic information from the news, but also admits that they did not want to seek information because it made them nervous.


Social and Economic Factors, COVID-19 Health Behaviors, Loss of Job or Business, Employment, View of NJ Government's Response to the Pandemic, Undocumented Individuals, Those Left out of Virus Response, Lack of Financial Means to Support Basic Needs, Negative Mental Health Outcomes, Financial_Economic (In)stability, Secondary Suffering and Trauma, Acts of Kindness, Food Insecurity, Resources Needed, Recommendations, Vaccine for COVID-19, Housing Insecurity_Instability, Positive Outlook, Relationships, Social Disconnect - Social Isolation and Loneliness, Religion or Spirituality, Resilience, Social Re-Connect, Digital Divide, Essex Co. (N.J.), New Jersey, COVID-19 Pandemic