Owner, Vitality Fitness
Across North Carolina, businesses of all sizes and types are struggling to survive the economic impact of COVID-19 and Gov. Roy Cooper’s statewide shutdown order. Some are waiting. Others are pushing to reopen with health precautions in place to protect employees and customers. Still others are speaking out about the one-size-fits-all nature of the governor’s executive order. In this Shaftesbury In Place discussion, we’ll check in with owners who are dealing with the real-world consequences of this pandemic and with a state legislator who is also an M.D. We’ll hear their views on what it will take to survive and what should come next.