scheduled business reopenings on pause, including those that were going to open Monday, July 13. "It really broke my heart to hear about businesses that were prepared to open June 29, only to be told the weekend before that they can't open and the significant loss there," Breed said. "These are not decisions being entered into lightly and this is not business as usual.
We want to make plans; it's our natural desire. This is what we're used to but this is not normal times."Breed said there is a back-and-forth between her office and the Department of Public Health as they try to find the right balance between supporting small businesses — and individual mental well-being — while trying to keep the virus at bay. "I fight with DPH every day not.