Pierce County businesses endure Phase 2 restrictions on Mother’s Day
GIG HARBOR, Wash. — Mother’s Day remains one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants, as families flock to eateries to treat mom with a great meal out.
But in Pierce County, restaurants are facing a disadvantage compared to restaurants in other nearby counties due to COVID-19 restrictions laid out by Washington’s reopening and recovery plan.
The phases are determined by a county’s rate of cases and hospitalizations. Most counties throughout Washington are currently in Phase 3 of the plan, which allows for 50% indoor capacity, among other loosened restrictions.
Only four counties, including Pierce County, are in the more…