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The following collections documented the impact of the pandemic on certain communities. The nature of the communities range from those defined by national origin, like the Chilean community Benjamin Sarquis Peillard interviewed or Hamza Nishtar's collection, which provides a fascinating glimpse of the public response in Pakistan to the pandemic; local communities like George Cole's journal from the village of Hyannis in Massachusetts or Jaron Berman's collection documenting effect of the pandemic in Boulder County, Colorado; religious ecumenes, like the Ahmadiyyas, documented by Zane Ahmed Choudhury; age-based communities, such as the children Molly Ledwith focused on; professional groups, such as the teachers Caroline Gardner interviewed; and institution-based communities, such as the college communities Pia Bhatia documented.

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