I feel lucky being in a country town during this time. As a community we have done so well to slow the curve and it’s been 45 days since we have had any active cases here.
Just a reminder of where we are at now…
🏠 Have gatherings in your home up to 5 people (allowed from different households)
👫 Have an outdoor gathering of up to 10 people
📚 Visit your local library
⛰ Go hiking and other recreational activities in national parks and state parks
👜 Go shopping for non-essential items
🚗 Travel within 150kms of your region for day trips

Another reason I feel grateful for being here, is the people and friendships we have made. The helping each other out, checking in to make sure people are okay, supporting each other and local businesses has been fantastic. I know I am so thankful for the support we have had.
These guys have been great friends and supporters and are our next story.

How would you describe what is happening right now with COVID-19 ?
Scary – but its great in a way that we have all been forced to slow down and spend quality time with our families.

How has this affected your family?
Well I got made redundant on the 4th April. So we are living on one income which is challenging.

What is one thing that has surprised you about this event – Positively or negatively?
Positive – people have been listening to the guidelines.
Negative – people have become crazy and selfish when it comes to things like buying all the toilet paper .😂

What is one thing you will always remember about this time?
How it effected the whole world. And the sad stories of people dying without having their family members by their side.
And homeschooling and how I would never be able to be a teacher. 😂

What do you think is really important right now?
Spending time with family and doing what we need to as a community to keep Covid-19 from spreading like it has in other countries.

What have you done to stay in touch with others?
Facetime and social distancing.

What is one thing that you miss right now?
I never thought I would say it but work. And catching up for coffees with friends at cafes.

What have you been doing to keep yourself and your family busy?
Alot of bike riding, cooking and spending genuine time with my kids.

Does this scare you?
Yes, if we get to the number of people having Covid-19 like other countries. This would be terrifying.

What is one good thing that you hope will happen after this is all over?
People appreciate the small things in life a bit more..

What is the first thing you are going to do when it is all over?
Go out for dinner and go camping.

School kid – Grade 3
How have you maintained your friendships? Messenger
What’s your thoughts on home schooling? Don’t.like it.
What do you think about the Covid-19? Its annoying.😂
What is one thing you miss doing right now? Not being able to go to the shops.
What is one thing you are enjoying about this time? Spending time mum and dad.

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