Michigan restaurants and bars have been ordered to close to dine-in customers, so here's how you can help.

The hospitality industry is going to take one of the hardest hits during the coronavirus outbreak. Hourly workers who rely on tips will be struggling, as well as small, locally-owned restaurants and bars.

However, don't feel helpless. Here's what we can ALL do right now to help those who are going without a steady paycheck:

BUY GIFT CARDS FOR LATER USE

Purchasing a gift certificate or gift card gives local restaurants and bars a financial cushion when people can't dine-in.

ORDER CARRYOUT

The quarantine affects dining in, but ordering carryout and curbside pickup (depending on the restaurant) is still allowed.

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