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"Once some of the details came out with COVID, there were concerns about people with respiratory problems, people over a certain age - and a lot of the veterans that we take care of have both. The Vietnam era veterans...
"From the beginning of this I wanted to focus on the positive, and keep the mindset that this is temporary - and I don't want to squander this time." Dawn, Watertown Resident, talks about how she is balancing working from...
"I miss the residents [of Brigham House] terribly... I occasionally have looked on the Boston Globe obituaries to see if they are all okay because assisted living homes have been hit terribly." Watertown Resident Ruth Rappaport talks about how both...
"Call volume in general is down...there's a lot of people who have really been afraid to go to the hospital so they haven't called us, because they don't want to go to the hospital and risk getting infected with COVID."...
"We walked out of school on Thursday March 12th, thinking we would be gone just for a weekend – only being still out of school… how do we keep changing this model, day to day, hour to hour?” Stacy Phelan,...
"Tell people that you love them, and bring a book." Joshua Parker is a Librarian at Harvard University and a substitute Librarian for the Watertown Free Public Library. He talks about the fabric of his Watertown Community and how he...
Watertown Resident Georgia O'Rourke talks about her experiences working in hospitality during the COVID-19 pandemic. She talks about small businesses, restaurants/bars, and how her life has changed. Taken on May 22nd, 2020.
"Everyone has a part to play. If we all do our part as a member of the team, the puzzle comes together and we can lessen human suffering." Lieutenant Dan Unsworth of the Watertown Police Department talks about helping direct...