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Community Resource Guide

for Covid-19
James M. Manheim, Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, Jan Schlain, Chuck Warpehoski
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Where to Turn

Among the most difficult aspects of the Covid-19 outbreak has been that many families
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(top) U-M Association of Chinese Professors, (l) Operation Face Shield, (r) Palm Palace crew

The Helpers

They're stepping up with everything from free meals to homemade face shields.
Trilby MacDonald
With thousands of resourceful Ann Arborites out of work or working from home, many are looking for ways to transform their worry
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(clockwise from top l) Franky Bennett, Allecia Wilsonx, Adam Lauring, Allecia Wilson

The Essentials

Ann Arborites working through the shutdown
Ken Garber, Trilby MacDonald, Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, Jan Schlain
The Covid-19 pandemic divided Ann Arbor between those with too little to do, and those with too much. While the economic shutdown
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(clockwise from top) Cheryl Latshaw, Jen Geer, Brenda Steiner

Self (Un)employed

People who work for themselves were early casualties.
Cynthia Furlong Reynolds
"I don't know how I'll manage to keep this yard up," an elderly neighbor said mournfully on the day governor Gretchen Whitmer
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Stephanie Willette

The Farmers

With restaurants and markets closed, Covid-19 plants fears-and financial worries.
Cynthia Furlong Reynolds
For many local farmers, the first crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic began when restaurants shut down or were compelled to offer
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A Bridge staff meeting on Zoom

The Journalists

When the pandemic hit, Bridge Magazine was ready.
Jeff Mortimer
John Bebow began his newspaper career as a carrier for the Lansing State Journal more than forty years ago, collecting two
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