CLEVELAND — Companies throughout america are at the moment combating to remain open as COVID-19 instances throughout the nation proceed to skyrocket. Northeast Ohio isn’t any totally different.
The house owners of Pickwick & Frolic, a downtown Cleveland restaurant and membership say they’re doing all the pieces of their energy to remain open. The combat, they are saying, consists of putting in plexiglass dividers, socially distanced tables, sanitizing stations, and ensuring to spray every day to make sure a protected setting.
The considered one other shutdown is unnerving to proprietor Nick Kostis.
“It’s greater than irritating, I’ll let you know. It’s horrifying to many the insecurity this brings to the numerous who work right here and all through this business,” says Kostis.
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One other enterprise proprietor in jeopardy? J. Bellezza Salon and Boutique.
Proprietor Jenna Dashnaw constructed her salon and wonder enterprise in Beachwood to have personal rooms. When the primary shutdown was carried out by Governor DeWine, she nonetheless needed to pivot her enterprise.
“We’ve been doing gross sales of merchandise on-line since we closed down in March. So we’ve been capable of safely get merchandise to clients from our retail retailer to their properties safely. We additionally do curbside pick-up too,” says Dashnaw.
As these companies work to maintain their employees and clients protected, Pickwick Basic Supervisor Rick Cassara says Ohioans have the ability to remain wholesome and maintain our economic system wholesome as properly.
“It doesn’t take a lot to place a masks on and maintain everybody protected round you Take it significantly and we’ll present the weather to maintain you protected whilst you’re right here,” says Cassara.
Dashnaw says the additional cleansing and ongoing schooling on sanitation and disinfection is all properly value it.
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“I really feel that we’ve taken each further precaution and step to make sure clients that they’ll nonetheless are available in and do one thing good for themselves and really feel like they’re in a protected setting,” says Dashnaw.
As the companies work to stay open, they hope Governor DeWine and their clients will proceed to help them.
“Give us an opportunity to outlive this. It’s not solely our well being survival however at this level it’s the financial survival of lots of people,” says Kostis.