New Survey & Tools: Small Employers Say Vaccines are Critical for Getting Back to Business
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit small businesses hard.
Revenue is down by more than 50% for one in four small businesses
Small employers are critical to reducing vaccine hesitancy and increasing vaccine access.
More than 100 million people of the more than 328 million people in the U.S. generate their livelihoods from small businesses, either as an owner or an employee. And small business owners tend to be trusted voices in their communities.
Small Employers Say Vaccines are Critical for Getting Back to Business.
Patty Gentry Young
Owner of Young Hair Inc., Springfield, Ohio
“We all take steps to be proactive about our health and getting the Covid-19 vaccine should be one of them. Small business owners can play an important role in encouraging their employees and others in their community to get the vaccine.”
Senior Advisor, Public Private Strategies
“These findings demonstrate that small business owners recognize the importance of the vaccines in reopening Main Street,” said PPS Senior Advisor Tammy Halevy. “By championing the vaccine with the employees and in their communities, small employers can help get back to business as quickly as possible.”
President and CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
“It is going to take years for the Hispanic small business community to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, but the vaccine can get us started down that path. Business owners can help speed the recovery by championing the vaccine with their employees and community.”