Accessibility is further complicated by cultural, linguistic, and structural differences
“In a community like Chelsea, with many families in one [housing] unit … With a disease as contagious as this one, isolation is the key.”
“We help them understand that they are in danger. Information is very important. This country is different from our [Latin American] countries. In this country, there is a lot of help for victims of domestic violence and many do not know it.”
While Gonzalez was recovering, her family members back in Chelsea watched after her newborn. After finally testing negative, on May 12 she saw Victoria for the first time in 44 days as she was discharged from Spaulding.
“People are still getting deported. It’s a pandemic, and they are tearing apart families for nothing.”