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The Covid 19 Effect

I’m not sure about you, but it seems nothing short of surreal to be shopping in stores without a mask and shield. Eating out at a restaurant is thrilling. Gathering with family, giving hugs freely and meeting strangers is almost euphoric. While the pandemic is mostly in the rear window, the effects of it are not.

Today, Shea and Heidi will be taking over the show one Shea Stat at a time to highlight the good, the bad and neutral numbers of COVID-19, which is quite fitting considering that women have been impacted by the pandemic more than men. According to McKinsey, 80% of the Americans who have stepped away from the workforce to take on the duties of childcare, education, shopping, cooking and cleaning during the nationwide shutdown were women.