Emma Court, Nursing Home Worker, April 2021



Emma Court, Nursing Home Worker, April 2021


Interviewee: Emma Court
Interviewer: Katie Johnson
Date: April 22, 2021
Format: Video Recording, Laptop Camera
Location of interview: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Transcriber: Katie Johnson
Additional Transcription Equipment used: Otter.ai
Project in association with: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


Oral history transcript


April 22, 2021


Katie Johnson


Alexis Polencheck


Emma Court was born in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin and now attends the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. As a third year Healthcare Administration major, Emma has been working in a nursing home since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this interview, Emma discusses how the pandemic has affected her family, her job, and her academics. She explains how hybrid and online college courses have impacted her experience in the last year of classes before her internship. Emma talks about her initial worries about COVID-19, how her personal relationships have changed, and the broad impact of the pandemic on physical and mental health. Emma also describes her experience with masks and vaccines in both Eau Claire and Oconomowoc.

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