There’s not a national plan to restart US businesses. That’s led to inconsistencies among governors’ orders, and some confusion among residents.
Concerned about the health of employees and customers, owners of businesses permitted to reopen Friday are staying closed.
Some investors are urging their portfolio companies to leave government assistance for restaurants and hairdressers.
Hospitals are deploying tablets and smartphones to protect staff, preserve protective equipment, and help patients connect with loved ones.
Governors of a half-dozen states worry about the economic fallout of forcing businesses to close and say there’s no clear guidance from Washington.
Laid-off workers struggle to file claims for unemployment benefits; economists say the situation will likely get worse.
The spreading coronavirus prompts public officials in several states and cities to order residents to stay inside, except for “essential” business.
Health officials want to close beaches crowded with spring breakers to slow the spread of coronavirus. Local businesses fear the financial impact.
Prestige Ameritech typically makes 250,000 masks a day. Now it’s manufacturing 1 million daily, and turning away orders for 100 million more.