Many workers in North Carolina and Virginia work in the food services industry. They work in restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, supermarkets, grocery stores, pizza places, all sorts of ethnic food establishments, bakeries, and other related businesses.
Restaurant workers work as chefs, cooks, waitresses and waiters, bartenders, hosts, cashiers, bussers, and many other professions. There are farm-to-table companies and other businesses that prepare ready-to-eat foods.
Food delivery workers have become essential during the pandemic. Delivery or Truck drivers can suffer all sorts of injuries from traumatic injuries and spinal cord damage to broken bones and internal bleeding or even brain damage if they are involved in an auto or truck crash.