Photo Stories: • Covid-19 - Seattle's Chinatown: ICHS-mercy-housing-102220-0077

Sabrina, age 4, and Smira Sanura, age 6, run through the hallway of the Mercy House as their family remains in quarantine to help curb the spread of Covid-19 in Seattle, Wash. on October 21, 2020. They live with three other siblings including a newborn, two parents who work, and their grandmother in their apartment. One of the girls says the hardest thing about online learning is you have to mute and unmute yourself. She says this year has been difficult because sometimes other kids are allowed outside to play but their mother won’t let them. ICHS has a partnership with the Mercy House to pilot onsite health and wellness classes and events there. The girl’s mother, Amina Osman who works as a nurse says, “The biggest challenge is the fact that you have to be a mom and be a teacher at the same time. You have to multitask. Make sure food is at home and everything. So it's, it's been a tough taking care of a newborn and managing the kids as well.{quote} (photo by Karen Ducey)

Sabrina, age 4, and Smira Sanura, age 6, run through the hallway of the Mercy House as their family remains in quarantine to help curb the spread of Covid-19 in Seattle, Wash. on October 21, 2020. They live with three other siblings including a newborn, two parents who work, and their grandmother in their apartment. One of the girls says the hardest thing about online learning is you have to mute and unmute yourself. She says this year has been difficult because sometimes other kids are allowed outside to play but their mother won’t let them. ICHS has a partnership with the Mercy House to pilot onsite health and wellness classes and events there. The girl’s mother, Amina Osman who works as a nurse says, “The biggest challenge is the fact that you have to be a mom and be a teacher at the same time. You have to multitask. Make sure food is at home and everything. So it's, it's been a tough taking care of a newborn and managing the kids as well." (photo by Karen Ducey)