New Normal

The corona virus has caused me to work from home utilizing technology to work and interact with people. Although it’s been nice to be able to work from home, I realize that I am not prepared for a crisis of this magnitude and I am a single person. I went from eating out to buying groceries and eating from home. Being from Florida, you are accustomed to preparing for hurricanes but this takes it to another level. Living in western palm beach county, I am concerned that our communities are not prepared for a health crisis of this magnitude. We have 1 hospital that serves 4 cities on the lake and unincorporated areas of the Glades. I pray that this ends soon……..

About This Story

  • Project: COVID-19
  • Date submitted: March 22, 2020
  • Emotional tone: Positive
  • Who should know about this? Everyone

About the Storyteller

  • Community: Belle Glade
  • Age: 41-50
  • Gender: Female
  • Concerns: Having enough food, Health of the community, My health, Safety of my neighborhood, and Safety of those who can't care for themselves

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