Afraid For Their Health And Lacking PPE, Black Homecare Workers Feel Left Behind In The COVID Pandemic | May 1, 2020

ESSENCE spoke to members of SEIU Local 2015 about the challenges they’ve faced at work and at home in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Jennifer Washington acknowledges being scared at first, not knowing what to expect when COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, first began its rampage across the United States, prompting lockdowns across the nation that shuttered non-essential businesses, schools and workspaces.