Being a Student Parent During Corona


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BROOKLYN COLLEGE–On March 16, I took my daughter to an appointment at The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center because her info needed to be updated for blood work, height, and weight. As we were approaching the clinic, I saw police cars and the clinic appeared crowded. I second guessed going in. I was immediately given a paper that asked if me or my daughter had any symptoms related to COVID-19. I checked no. I practiced social distancing and only took my daughter out for early mornings on the boardwalk. I was told to stand in line with many others wearing face masks and gloves. I watched staff constantly spray pens down with Lysol.