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Photojournal: COVID-19/Coronavirus emergency, March 23-24, Bloomington, Ind.

March 23, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana: Volunteers from the food and beverage industry bring meals to other workers also laid off in the Bloomington, Indiana area during the COVID-19/Coronavirus emergency, Monday, March 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. The workers are being served one meal per day after the layoffs. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 23, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana: Brittany Jones takes a moment to enjoy the sunshine after volunteers from the food and beverage industry brought meals to other laid off workers in the Bloomington, Indiana area during the COVID-19/Coronavirus emergency, Monday, March 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. The workers are being served one meal per day after the layoffs. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 23, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana: Jeff Mease, who co-owns several local food service businesses, and restaurants, Including Lennie’s and One World Catering but had to lay off most of his staff, washes his hands at Woolery Mill during the COVID-19/Coronavirus emergency, Monday, March 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. Laid off workers from the food and beverage service industry are being served one meal per day by Mease’s company, which Mease is calling a, “family meal.” Mease said he has the facilities and the logistics to feed the community if it becomes necessary, but at some point, he’ll have to figure out how to pay for it. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 23, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana: A runner passes the Sample Gates at Indiana University just a few hours after Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced a “stay at home” order during the Covid-19/Coronavirus emergency, Monday, March 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. Seven Hoosiers have already died from the virus, and 365 have been sickened. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 23, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana: First responders from IU Health Bloomington hospital pick up a woman at the corner of 1st St., and S. Walnut St., who was sitting slumped over, and was saying she was having trouble breathing, and other COVID-19/Coronavirus symptoms, Monday, March 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. Police officers stood by after making first contact with the woman before emergency workers arrived in personal protective equipment to help the woman, putting her on a stretcher, and loading her into an ambulance. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 23, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana: Laid off workers from the food and beverage industry bring meals to other workers also laid off in the Bloomington, Indiana area during the COVID-19/Coronavirus emergency, Monday, March 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. The workers are being served one meal per day after the layoffs. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 23, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana: A woman stands in the middle of Kirkwood Avenue near Indiana University to make a photograph just a few hours after Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced a “stay at home” order during the Covid-19/Coronavirus emergency, Monday, March 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. Seven Hoosiers have already died from the virus, and over 365 have been sickened. Indiana University sent students home for the semester, and is teaching classes virtually. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 23, 2020 – Bloomington, Police officers wait as first responders from IU Health Bloomington hospital arrive to pick up a woman at the corner of 1st St., and S. Walnut St., who was sitting slumped over, and was saying she was having trouble breathing, and other COVID-19/Coronavirus symptoms, Monday, March 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. Police officers stood by after making first contact with the woman before emergency workers arrived in personal protective equipment to help the woman, putting her on a stretcher, and loading her into an ambulance. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: A flower is left at the late songwriter Hoagie Carmichael’s statue on the campus of Indiana University during the Covid-19/Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. In-person classes at the university have been canceled for the semester, and will be taught virtually. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Chairs are piled up outside Siam House Thai Cuisine after restaurants were closed to in-person dining during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Hundreds of restaurant and beverage industry workers were laid off across the city in the past two weeks. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation workers maintain a raised bed area for plants at the corner of N. Walnut, and 6th Street, during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Indiana Gov., Eric Holcomb has issued an order that all non-essential businesses close, and non-essential workers stay home starting Wednesday. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Matt Traughber, an owner of the Vintage Phoenix comic bookstore, packs comics to distribute to subscribers a day early (new comics are typically released Wednesdays) during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. The shop will close entirely Wednesday after Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued an order that all non-essential businesses close, and non-essential workers stay home. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: A sign in the window of Landlocked Music record says Record Store Day, usually in April is rescheduled for June, as the business is closed for browsing, and only available for curbside pickup order, and mail orders during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. The shop will close entirely Wednesday after Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued an order that all non-essential businesses close, and non-essential workers stay home. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: A manager at a Kroger store changes signs limiting items like packs of toilet paper from 3 to 1 per customer during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. The shelves in the store were stripped bare of both toilet paper, and paper towels. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: An elderly woman looks at bare shelves while shopping at a Kroger grocery store during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Panic shoppers, and hoarders, have outstripped the ability of retailers to keep some items in stock. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Donations of comforters from the community are piled in an emergency isolation shelter for people experiencing homelessness in the Bloomington area during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Indiana Gov., Eric Holcomb has ordered Hoosiers to stay home unless they are essential starting Wednesday. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Indiana University student, and Shalom Community Center board member, Sean Buehler, left, tests a thermometer on Shalom Executive Director, Forrest Gilmore at an emergency isolation shelter for people experiencing homelessness in the Bloomington area during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Indiana Gov., Eric Holcomb has ordered Hoosiers to stay home unless they are essential starting Wednesday. The emergency shelter doesn’t open until later in the month. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: A volunteer sorts items donated from the community at an emergency isolation shelter for people experiencing homelessness in the Bloomington area during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Indiana Gov., Eric Holcomb has ordered Hoosiers to stay home unless they are essential starting Wednesday. The emergency shelter doesn’t open until later in the month. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Workers at Mother Hubbards Cupboard, a food pantry in partnership with the Hoosier Hills Foodbank, distribute food to people experiencing food insecurity, during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Amanda Nickey, President and CEO at Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, said she’d already seen more people arriving for emergency food after the mass layoffs of local workers during the COVID-19/Coronavirus emergency in Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Amanda Nickey, green jacket, sanitizes a table while waiting for clients to pick up food at Mother Hubbards Cupboard, a food pantry in partnership with the Hoosier Hills Foodbank, during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Amanda Nickey, President and CEO at Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, said she’d already seen more people arriving for emergency food after the mass layoffs of local workers during the COVID-19/Coronavirus emergency in Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Workers at Mother Hubbards Cupboard, a food pantry in partnership with the Hoosier Hills Foodbank, distribute food to people experiencing food insecurity, during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Amanda Nickey, President and CEO at Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, said she’d already seen more people arriving for emergency food after the mass layoffs of local workers during the COVID-19/Coronavirus emergency in Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: A woman, who said she’s already lost part of her income due to closures, puts food into a backpack at Mother Hubbards Cupboard, after walking there, during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: Workers at Mother Hubbards Cupboard, a food pantry in partnership with the Hoosier Hills Foodbank, distribute food to people experiencing food insecurity, during the Covid-19-Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. Amanda Nickey, President and CEO at Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, said she’d already seen more people arriving for emergency food after the mass layoffs of local workers during the COVID-19/Coronavirus emergency in Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
March 24, 2020 – Bloomington, Indiana USA: A flower is left at the late songwriter Hoagie Carmichael’s statue on the campus of Indiana University during the Covid-19/Coronavirus national emergency, March 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. In-person classes at the university have been canceled for the semester, and will be taught virtually. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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