Watch Focal Point: Employees adjust to COVID-19 lockdown, seniors struggle to find jobs, and Michiganders give back
On this special edition of Focal Point, it’s a day in the life of Michiganders adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Kelly Keys, a 19-year-old Western Michigan student, said everything will be back to normal by May because people are finally realizing the impact of COVID-19 and staying home.
As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to spread, many businesses are feeling the negative effects. Golf is the next to feel the aftermath. All golf courses were ordered to close due to Governor Whitmer’s executive order and it is uncertain when they will be allowed to reopen.
LaDonna Floyd, a Southfield resident and Senior Domestic Relations Specialist at the Third Judicial Circuit Court, works from home. Floyd is not alone. Three-fourths of the employees in Michigan work in industries deemed “non-essential” according to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s order on March 23 to close “non-essential” businesses until mid-April.