Pandemic Privilege Checklist

Record a tally mark for each of the following statements that apply to you.

  1. If you live indoors.
  2. If you have health insurance.
  3. If your racial group has not been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
  4. If you have easy access to private outdoor space.
  5. If you do not live alone.
  6. If you have not been quarantined from someone you live with.
  7. If you are below the age of 65.
  8. If you have not experienced an income / wage loss in the past 2 months.
  9. If you do not have a compromised immune system.
  10. If you are not a student.
  11. If you have not worn a mask for more than a few hours at a time.
  12. If you have home access to high speed WiFi.
  13. If you have not felt unsafe because of your job in the past 2 months.
  14. If you have received professional counselling in the past 2 months.
  15. If no one you now personally has contracted and died from COVID-19.
  16. If you have not received food assistance in the past 2 months.
  17. If you have exercise equipment in your home.
  18. If you have not experienced a disruption in your healthcare / insurance.
  19. If you received a stimulus check from the U.S. Government and placed it in a savings account.
  20. If you do not have someone in your home that needs adult supervision.
  21. If you do not worry that people will perceive you as a threat if you wear a mask in public.
  22. If you have not experienced a heightened fear of police in the past 2 months.
  23. If you have not felt like the target of anti-Chinese sentiment in the U.S.
  24. If you are a U.S. citizen.
  25. If you have a pet.

 

22-25 - Privileged AF

18-21 - Pretty damn privileged

14-17 - Still somewhat privileged