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Q+A With Key Workers During Covid-19

We are all so grateful to the key workers, spending every day putting their lives at risk for the good of the country. We caught up with four girls to find out what life is really like on the front line. Scroll down to see the full Q+A with the women that are paramount to helping us through the pandemic.

Q+A with Key Workers on the front line

Laura Hollins

Occupation: Community Nurse

Favourite thing about the job? Going out, seeing patients, getting to know them and their families

How has Covid-19 affected your job role? The pandemic has been really hard on my team, we’ve experienced so much sadness, but we have pulled together and worked so hard.

What’s been helping you get through? My wonderful colleagues, you’ve all been wonderful and I’m so proud to be part of your team.

What advice do you have for the nation? Stay home, protect the NHS and remember this isn’t forever!

Laura Hollins Key Worker

Laura Brogan

Occupation: Primary School Teacher

Favourite thing about the job? Seeing the children, working with them and making a difference

How has Covid-19 affected your job role? Most of the children love school, so it was heartbreaking to see them so upset when the schools had to close.

What’s been helping you get through? Just knowing that we can look back on this time when everything is back to normal and know that we got through it!

What advice do you have for the nation? Take each day as it comes and try and find a positive in your situation, whether that’s your daily exercise, cooking a nice meal or a video call!

Laura Brogan Key Workers primary school teacher

Alyx James

Occupation: Fire Fighter

Favourite thing about the job? Seeing a smile on people’s faces after a visit, knowing that I’ve helped them to keep safe.

How has Covid-19 affected your job role? We have had to adapt my role completley, I am supporting vulnerable people in the community, ensuring that they have all the medical supplies they need and working closely with other emergency services and organisations.

What advice do you have for the nation? Take time where you can to think about yourself and your goals

Alyx Key Workers Fire Fighter

Emma Weaver

Occupation: Supermarket Retail Assistant

Favourite thing about the job? Communication with colleagues, customers, just being able to sit on the till and find out how people are coping and having a chat to them!

What’s been helping you get through? LOVE. I always follow my heart and I want to help in any way I can.

What advice do you have for the nation? Keep loving and living as best you can and be kind, always!

Emma Weaver

If you wanna find out more ways you can help throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, take a look at some charitable things you can do.

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