A Grocer Reveals What It’s Like To Run A Supermarket In A Pandemic
Outside of a hospital, the busiest places during the coronavirus pandemic have been grocery stores. We talked to one grocer in charge of nine stores in Pennsylvania about what it’s like on the frontlines.
“Just yesterday, my office manager said, ‘My God, you look deflated and you look tired.’ And I said, ‘You know, it’s not the hours. It’s not the stress. It’s not the chaos. It’s just the worrying,’” said Joe Fasula, co-owner of Gerrity’s Supermarket. “The constant worrying about my customers and my employees. It really is weighing on me that they’re potentially in harm’s way.”
Fasula, whose family has run the stores based in northeastern Pennsylvania since the ’80s, faces a new set of challenges in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
In addition to taking care of his employees …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]