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Tough Coronavirus Recovery

Local woman relives her experience with COVID-19


July 21, 2021

DIANE FARTHNG, right, stands Monday at OK Country Feed in Sweet Home. Farthing struggled through much of June after contracting the virus.

OK Country owner Diane Farthing is still feeling the effects of a COVID-19 bout that began on Sunday, June 6.

Multiple members of her family were also infected. The experience has made her more wary of the disease.

"Before, I was nervous, but now I don't ever want COVID and I don't want my family to get COVID," she said.

Farthing, 49, woke up in bed that Sunday night, "freezing." The next day she had a fever and chills. On Tuesday, although she didn't have a fever, she just felt tired, so she decided to go to work because she needed to do orders. But she ultimately went home, feeling unwel...

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