#3 She is still reeling from its affect

Patrick talked about the wait time for Boynton Beach to become a testing site, The wait time he felt was ridiculous especially because it is considered to be a hotspot. One spot was hot for one too many deaths. He blames the local and state government for its response time, Patrick was ruled negative on his COVID19 testing. He drove an 85 year old neighbor to the hospital with a slight case of the virus in March. She is still reeling from its affects. The price of meat has sharply gone wild. And it has affected his ability to purchase it. Patrick Kelly is a native of New Jersey. and he retired in 2014. He frequents New Jersey to visit his Mother who resides in a Assisted Living Facility. Patrick talks to her probably two to three times daily. His Mother,Mrs. Betty, is a lady in her 90’s.

About This Story

  • Project: COVID-19
  • Date submitted: 2020-05-21 00:00:00
  • Emotional tone: Neutral
  • Who should know about this? Everyone, Government, Leaders who make decisions, and My community
  • Is the story health-related? yes

About the Storyteller

  • Community: Boynton Beach
  • Age: Over 61
  • Gender: Male
  • 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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  • My story shows: I have no control
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