Participant 213 Community Conversations Interview



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Trenton, N.J.: New Jersey State Library



In this interview, Participant 213 shares their experience of working as an emergency room physician during the COVID-19 pandemic. The participant expresses fear about contracting the virus and passing it to family members. Despite this fear, the participant is happy to be a frontline worker during the pandemic and having the opportunity to help others in their time of sickness and need. Participant 213 realizes the importance of human connection after people have been forced apart due to the virus. As a healthcare worker, participant 213 admits to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and encourages others to do the same as this will help end the pandemic.


COVID-19 Health Behaviors, Unpredictability, Secondary Suffering and Trauma, Negative Mental Health Outcomes, Resilience, Positive Outlook, Social Re-Connect, Religion or Spirituality, Social Disconnect - Social Isolation and Loneliness, Positive Outlook, Access to Care, Acts of Kindness, Resources Needed, Social and Economic Factors, Education, Childcare Arrangements, Employment, Social Disconnect - Social Isolation and Loneliness, Older Persons, Challenges with Remote Schooling_Virtual Learning for Children, Parents or Guardians or Caregivers Functioning as Teachers, Vaccine for COVID-19, Perceptions from residents and societal views_ responses, Those Left out of Virus Response, Communities of Color_Minoritized Individuals, Frustrations with Lack of Adherence, Recommendations, Noteworthy Quotes for Report or Presentation, Middlesex Co. (N.J.), New Jersey, COVID-19 Pandemic



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