How small businesses are being impacted by the rise in COVID-19 cases

Anna Davlantes

A sign reads “Thank you! For Wearing A Mask,” outside a supermarket in Indian Valley, California, on July 27, 2021. – People vaccinated against Covid-19 in high-risk parts of the US should resume wearing masks indoors, the top health authority said Tuesday, a major shift in coronavirus guidance that underscores the country’s struggle to suppress the Delta variant. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky relayed the mask decision in a press call, citing new data that shows that while vaccines remain highly effective, rare breakthrough cases involving Delta have an increased risk of onward transmission. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)

Elliot Richardson, co-founder and president of the Small Business Advocacy Council, joins Anna to talk about how small businesses are being impacted by the Delta variant and COVID-19 cases rising around the country. Has there been enough support to keep our small businesses running throughout the pandemic?

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)

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