Life in the Time of COVID-19: Celebrating Independence from the Virus by the 4th?

Last year, due to the risks associated with contracting COVID-19, many Americans chose to forgo many of their traditional Independence Day celebrations: barbecues, parades, parties, and fireworks. However, with the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and approximately 50% of all Americans already vaccinated with at least one dose, we may see significant changes in what people … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Celebrating Independence from the Virus by the 4th?”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: The “She-cession”

This year, May brings more than just flowers and warmer weather to the U.S., but signs that the country is making progress on the COVID-19 front: As of the time of this writing, 48% of the U.S population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 38% have been fully vaccinated. The … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: The “She-cession””

What in the World is Earth Day??

Although the winter holidays are over, we have another very important celebration to look forward to: our Earth! April 22, 2021 marks the 51st celebration of Earth Day. While every year brings something different, this year’s theme is “Restore the Earth.” In 2020, COVID-19 took everyone by surprise – businesses closed, people quarantined, and everything … Continue reading “What in the World is Earth Day??”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Vaccine Perceptions and Immunity Passports

In our last edition in the Life in the Time of COVID-19 survey series, we asked respondents how likely they were to get vaccinated against COVID-19 once eligible. In the weeks since that post, we were curious how perceptions of the available vaccines have taken shape. Furthermore, President Biden has announced there will be enough … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Vaccine Perceptions and Immunity Passports”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Valentines and Vaccines

Many people in the United States (and elsewhere around the world) are looking forward to 2021 being the year that life gets back to “normal” or as it was B.C. (Before COVID-19). However, with over 26 million confirmed cases, nearly 450,000 deaths from the virus in the U.S. alone, and new variants popping up, it … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Valentines and Vaccines”

Goodbye 2020/Hello 2021

IntelliSurvey employees reveal how they dealt with a challenging year and what they hope to see in the year ahead To say that 2020 has been an unprecedented year would be an understatement, and most people will not be sorry to wave goodbye to it in the rear-view mirror. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. … Continue reading “Goodbye 2020/Hello 2021”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Thanksgiving 2020

The U.S. recently reached an alarming milestone: it is now the first nation in the world since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to exceed 10 million Coronavirus infections. Although progress has been made in developing a vaccine to protect against the virus, it will likely be months before the vaccine can be widely distributed. … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Thanksgiving 2020”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Happy Halloween?

Celebrating Halloween Among the US population, about 46% say that they celebrated Halloween in 2019, and only about 35% say they plan to celebrate this year. Among those who have celebrated Halloween (either in the past or future), fewer are agreeing that they are “excited” to celebrate Halloween this year compared to last (48% vs. … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Happy Halloween?”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: What’s your biggest concern?

It would be an understatement to say that the United States (and the rest of the world) has been and continues to be confronted with unprecedented challenges in 2020. The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy’s worst quarter on record (Q2), protests about systemic racism erupting across the country, climate change manifested as record-breaking … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: What’s your biggest concern?”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Grading the U.S. on its Handling of the COVID -19 Pandemic

With the new school year rapidly approaching, it’s an appropriate time to see what grade people would give the United States on its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of IntelliSurvey’s most recent ‘Life in the Time of COVID-19’ survey, fielded in the US on August 14, 2020 among 1018 adults in the … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Grading the U.S. on its Handling of the COVID -19 Pandemic”