#4 The Only sure thing about the Virus is that it Kills

Mrs Arvila says that her life has been affected minimally by the COVID19. But,I am not as educated as I would like to be on the virus itself. But,what I do know that if we adhere to the ways referenced to US the spread would be difficult to transmit.Like wearing or not wearing your mask . ALOT OF PEOPLE THESE DAYS ARE NOT WEARING THEM. Perhaps,the community needs to give them away freely. Because .this can affect all of us in the community. We must stay on the same page especially the elderly like myself. I have shared foods that others brought to me. And they said we would hug when the virus is gone. Mrs Arvila says when she hears of the death toll and people who survived The only thing I know for sure about the COVID19 …Is that it kills! Mrs Jones shares her residence with her 63 yr old son ,Chris , . Her Dad,Denver Girtman, owned one of the first grovery stores in the African-American neighborhood.

About This Story

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

About the Storyteller

  • Community: Boynton Beach
  • Age: Over 61
  • Gender: Female
  • Concerns: Being around too many people, Health of my friends and/or family, 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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  • My story teaches us that: The community is volatile
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