The restaurant industry has been particularly hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. All restaurants have been forced to close their doors to dine-in service amid the growing Coronavirus outbreak. Social distancing is posing an economic threat to a sector that employs 15 million people across the country.

Here's a great way to show support for local businesses and their employees while also feeding your family. It's called The Great American Takeout, and all you need to do is pick up lunch or dinner from the restaurant of your choice in your community. Hit the drive-thru, order curbside pickup, or go through a delivery service. Then enjoy your favorite restaurants food in the comfort of your own home.

For a list of local restaurants/businesses that are open click here or go to Cedar Valley Strong.