Outbreak Wisconsin participants reflect on a life-changing year and what the future holds.
With few prospects for a new service industry job, Amy Moreland enrolled at Madison College, aiming to earn a degree in social work.
Before the pandemic, Amy Moreland worked as a bartender and events coordinator in Madison. “Well, that’s canceled forever, or the foreseeable future,” she joked anxiously in her latest audio diary for Outbreak Wisconsin.
Amy Moreland, a Madison bartender out of work since mid-March, has been forced to make tough decisions about money as her benefits from the federal CARES Act near expiration.
Madison bartender Amy Moreland has been out of work since mid-March. “I am trying to control the things that I can control, but I’m frustrated,” she said.
Prior to the pandemic, Moreland’s life was moving forward. Now she’s unemployed and scared of the unknown.