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After weathering the pandemic for nearly two years, Ohio restaurant faces the omicron surge

A table at Salt (Courtesy)
A table at Salt (Courtesy)

Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve been checking in with Jessica Parkison, co-owner of Salt, a restaurant in Lakewood, Ohio.

Parkison has weathered a shutdown, having to lay off staff, applying for a Paycheck Protection Program loan, transitioning to a take-out menu for curbside pickup and a cautious reopening.

We check in with her again as the omicron surge is creating new problems for restaurants.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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