​Oneida County History Center

Share your story here!

What do we want to know? Please use the questions below to get you started.


  • What’s a typical day like during quarantine?
  • How do you fill your time in quarantine?
  • How do you stay connected during this period of social distancing?
  • Has social distancing and quarantine changed your opinion of social media at all? How?
  • Have you noticed changes in your community since the outbreak?
  • What has surprised you most?
  • Do you have any tips to make this time more enjoyable?
  • When the crisis is over, what do you hope for yourself, your community, your country, or the world?
  • Is there anything else you would like to add that hasn't already been asked above?​


Visuals are welcome! Please label images with location and date. Upload and submit with the form below or email to lrobinson@oneidacountyhistory.org. Please use the subject line ‘My COVID story, your name’.
We are all living through a historic moment in time. The History Center wants to preserve your story for future generations and is inviting the public to submit their COVID-19 stories.  These narratives will become part of the History Center’s collections and will be available for future researchers to learn how our community was impacted by this global pandemic. Complete the form below to share your experience during this unprecedented time. Want to submit your story vial mail? Download the form at the bottom of the page, print, and send your submission to:

Oneida County History Center
Attn: Lauren Robinson
1608 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502

* Please use appropriate language and consider the privacy of those you may include in your story.*

Quarantined in the Time of Corona: Oneida County Experiences during COVID-19