Share Your Pandemic Birthday Story

Without the office potluck or monthly birthday cake celebration, how are you and colleagues safely celebrating annual milestones?

A birthday cake

Now that it’s been nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we interact with the people in our lives, you’ve likely had the experience of celebrating a socially distant birthday.

The pandemic has even put the act of blowing out candles on the office birthday cake on hold. But we'd love to hear about the creative, colorful and fun ways you've found to safely celebrate the birthdays of your Duke colleagues.

Whether your birthday or one of your office mates, share your fun pandemic birthday stories and photos at or