SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A mother is warning other parents to be careful after two of her college kids returned home last month, unknowingly carrying COVID-19.
“We see things happening in the world and we think, ‘Oh yeah, that’s happening. That’s too bad,’” said Brooke Shirley. “But then when it happens to you or someone you know who gets it, then it’s real.”
Weeks into the start of the fall semester, things got real for Shirley and her family.
“It totally affects your whole life,” she said.
It started when her son, who’s at Brigham Young University, came home Labor Day weekend for a short visit. Everything seemed fine. And then he left.
“I took him somewhere. Dropped him off. He had a drink in there and I took a drink of his drink,” Shirley said.
Not long after he ca...